Alex Ovechkin set a new NHL record at Nassau Coliseum Friday night.
Ovechkin scored his 45th goal of the season. According to the Capitals PR, the Russian machine now has 10 career 45 goal seasons, more than any other player in NHL history.
The goal stood up as the game-winning goal – the 106th of his career.
Ovechkin’s goal came on the powerplay and it was a rare non-Ovi-Spot tally.