Alex Ovechkin says reaching the 600-goal milestone will be difficult. Nicklas Backstrom thinks he’ll do it tonight.
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is nearing his 600th career goal, a milestone only 19 other NHL players have ever reached.
Sitting at career goal number 598, Ovechkin spoke to Anaheim Ducks media and remained humble about the two goals he still needs to score.
Nicklas Backstrom wasn’t having any of it.