Alexander Ovechkin nets 600th career goal

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Alexander Ovechkin (Getty Pictures)

Alexander Ovechkin turned the twentieth participant in NHL historical past to attain 600 career objectives together with his shot previous Connor Hellebuyck within the second interval of Monday’s recreation towards the Jets. 

Ovechkin, who scored earlier within the recreation, reached the 600-goal milestone in 990 video games performed. Solely three gamers achieved the feat in fewer video games: Wayne Gretzky (718), Mario Lemieux (719) and Brett Hull (900).

Ovechkin’s goal was additionally his league-main forty second goal of the season. 

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