Nicklas Backstrom broke down how Alex Ovechkin could reach Wayne Gretzky’s goal record while negotiating his extension
Ted Leonsis met with the media ahead of the Capitals’ pregame ceremony celebrating Alex Ovechkin scoring 700 goals on Tuesday.
The affable owner spoke about Ovechkin’s legendary durability. “You know, Russian machine never breaks,” he said. Leonsis also revealed a previously unreported detail about Nicklas Backstrom’s contract negotiations to NBC4 Washington.
Backstrom charted out how Ovi would reach Wayne Gretzky’s goals record of 894.