On the first shift, with the first shot, in the first minute of his first game since point 999, Alex Ovechkin scored his 1,000th career point. He’s always had a flair for the dramatic, which is exactly the point of the team’s excellent tribute video.
Grab some Milk Duds and a 60-ounce Cherry Coke and get ready to get inspired.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) January 12, 2017
It’s a countdown with all your favorite goals, especially the ones that came on round numbers. You watch Ovi grow from a babyfaced, goal-scoring dynamo to a gray-haired goal-scoring dynamo.
After watching this, I’m ready to, I dunno, defeat Gannon and restore peace to Hyrule.
Read more: Alex Ovechkin’s 1,000th point (Video)
Wes Johnson’s call of point number 1,000
Why the Penguins didn’t salute Alex Ovechkin after his 1,000th point
Alex Ovechkin poses with the milestone puck
Brooks Laich and John Erskine congratulate Ovechkin on milestone
Sergei Fedorov congratulates Alex Ovechkin on joining the 1000-point club
Mikhail Ovechkin and Tatyana Ovechkina react to their son’s 1,000th point
Headline photo: @Capitals
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