Alex Ovechkin delivered his 47th of the season on the power play
— Hockey Daily (@HockeyDaily365) March 17, 2019
- The power play goal was the 246th power play goal in his career and tied Phil Esposito for fifth place on the All Time List.
- He is now just one power play goal away from being tied for fourth place with Luc Robitaille who has 247.
- Ovechkin scored a second goal later in the game that was also a new milestone for the Great 8.
- Ovechkin recorded his 131st career multi-goal game to move into a tie with Teemu Selanne for the eighth-most performances in NHL history
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) March 17, 2019
Hey ! OVIE ! Congrats man !!!
While his 2 goals weren’t enough to lead the @Capitals back vs the league-leading Lightning Saturday, the 1st of them did put Alex Ovechkin into a tie for 5th on this all-time NHL list pic.twitter.com/sT0difoOmx
— StatsCentre (@StatsCentre) March 17, 2019
— NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) March 17, 2019