Alex Ovechkin Ties, then Passes Marcel Dionne on All-Time Goals List

Posted October 13, 2021

Ovi warms up before the game against the Rangers on Wednesday. (Caps Outsider)

Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season and 731st career goal Wednesday, tying him with Marcel Dionne for fifth on the all-time NHL goals list. Later, he scored his 732nd goal to pass Dionne, and he did it short-handed. It was his first shorty since 2008 and the fifth of his career.

The first goal came on the power play, giving the Caps a 4-0 lead in the third period. Anthony Mantha and John Carlson assisted on the goal.

The Caps played a congratulatory message from Dionne during the break.

Up next on the all-time goal list is Brett Hull, who has 741 goals.

Ovi’s first goal was his 270th power play goal, who only trails Dave Andreychuk on the all-time power play goal list. Andreychuk has 274.


Alex Ovechkin’s All-Time NHL Goals Countdown