Alex Ovechkin surpasses Gordie Howe for 2nd most NHL goals with 802

Written by Robert Dexter December 25, 2022

Reported, On Saturday, the National Hockey League (NHL) announced that Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named the first star of the week

On Friday night, Alex Ovechkin scored his 801st and 802nd career goals in the National Hockey League (NHL), moving him into second place on the all-time goals list

Alex Ovechkin becomes the second all-time leading goal scorer in NHL history with 802, surpassing Gordie Howe

Alex Ovechkin posed for a photo with his sons Sergei and Ilya and the milestone pucks. In an interview after the game

Ovechkin commented on his achievement, saying "Step by step, guys. Still a long way."

What do you think?

Could Ovechkin potentially surpass Wayne Gretzky's record of 894 career goals?