Back-to-Back Hat Tricks for Alex Ovechkin

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Posted December 14, 2018

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Though he went an entire year without scoring a hat-trick, Alex Ovechkin made up for lost time Friday with his second consecutive hat trick in the Caps’ 6-5 shootout victory.

The first time he had back-to-back hat tricks was the first and second game of the season in 2017. He scored four goals against Montreal.

Only two other players scored back-to-back hat tricks for the Caps. Dennis Maruk did it on 11/15/1980 and Peter Bondra did it on 2/5/1999.

Washington Capitals Hat Trick Tracker

Here is more info about Ovi. Oddly enough, he doesn’t already have this team record:

But he is creeping up this list: