Alex Ovechkin makes hockey history with his 800th goal 

By priyanka

December 15,2022

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Sidney Crosby vs Alexander Ovechkin: Regular season stat He's scored 265 more goals than his counterpart, however, Crosby owns 265 more assists. What gives Crosby the edge is he's kept up with Ovechkin despite playing less than 150 games than him.

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Who is better Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin?

Are Ovechkin and Crosby friends? Ahead of the matchup, Crosby was asked about his relationship with Ovechkin and said the two aren't “best buddies.” Crosby on relationship w/ Ovechkin: "It's cordial and respectful. We're not best buddies, but at the same time, I think I respect the way he plays and what he's doing

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Are Ovechkin and Crosby friends?

No, Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin has not obtained dual citizenship. And no, he doesn't even play in a traditional, or even Canadian market for that matter. But as one of the few faces of the post-lockout NHL, he is perhaps the biggest and brightest star on which to build the next great dynasty.

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Does Alex Ovechkin have dual citizenship?

Washington Capital Alex Ovechkin's salary is $10,000,000 and his cap hit is $9,500,000 for the 2022-23 season. His salary is comprised of $9,000,000 in signing bonuses and $1,000,000 in base salary. He is a 37 year old left wing who was born on Sep. 17, 1985.

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How much is Alexander Ovechkin's contract? 

Ovechkin has scored 403 of his 793 career goals away from home. Gretzky holds the overall record with 894. 

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How close is Ovechkin to Gretzky record?

So, spoiler alert, Wayne Gretzky is No. 1 on our list. One could argue Gretzky actually belongs in the Hall of Fame in two categories – as a player and as a builder. Arguably, no single individual did more to grow the NHL game, on and off the ice, than Gretzky.

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Who is the best NHL player in history?

Ovechkin has a personal relationship with Putin. Ovechkin has a personal phone number for Putin and received a present from Putin at his wedding in 2016.

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Is Ovechkin a fan of Putin?

Ovechkin is currently 114 goals behind Gretzky.

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Who has more goals Gretzky or Ovechkin?