In the third period of Game Three, Alex Ovechkin scored a power-play goal from the exotic realm of Ovechkin Island. That goal helped cement Washington’s win, but wayyyyy less importantly it means Ovechkin has scored at least one goal in every playoff series he’s ever been in.
And he’s been in 23 playoff series.
Here’s Ovi’s goal from Saturday. I cannot stress enough how silly it is that he still sometimes gets left alone on that faceoff dot.
Here’s the list:
|(ugh, Adam Oates)|
Are there any other forwards who have a perfect record of scoring goals in every series of every postseason? Stamkos doesn’t. Kucherov doesn’t. Kane doesn’t. Pastrnak doesn’t. Marchand doesn’t. Malkin doesn’t. Crosby doesn’t.
Auston Matthews and Connor McDavid do. Let’s put a pin in that and circle back in, like, 2035. Siri set a reminder.
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