Photo: Drew Hallowell
Alex Ovechkin became the first Russian to score 500 NHL goals and the fifth fastest player to reach that milestone on Sunday night, as the Capitals beat the Senators 7-1 at Verizon Center. Justin Williams, T.J. Oshie, Zach Still, and Dmitry Orlov had put the Caps up 4-1 before Ovechkin tallied on the PP, becoming the first Washington Capitals player to score 500 goals. Tom Wilson added a sixth midway through the third period, then Ovechkin scored his second of the game, powering past Erik Karlsson to get his 501st NHL goal and the Capitals seventh goal of the night.
1st 08:07 Justin Williams (Asst: Andre Burakovsky)
1st 10:58 T.J. Oshie (Asst: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Nicklas Backstrom)
2nd 06:01 Zach Still (Asst: Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner)
2nd 07:55 Dmitry Orlov (Asst: Nate Schmidt, Nicklas Backstrom)
2nd 16:19 Alex Ovechkin (Asst: Jason Chimera, Andre Burakovsky)
3rd 08:28 Tom Wilson (Asst: Jason Chimera, Aaron Ness)
3rd 09:46 Alex Ovechkin (Asst: Nicklas Backstrom, T.J. Oshie)
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