Michael Sgarbossa Is Caps’ 400th Player to Score a Goal

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Posted November 24, 2021
Michael Sgarbossa

(Caps Outsider)

The Washington Capitals have been around since 1974, and in that time, 400 players have scored at least one goal for the franchise. With a couple of other players in the lineup who could have taken the honors, it was Michael Sgarbossa who became No. 400, though he didn’t even really take a shot or knew he scored right away, because the puck bounced off him after a bad clearing attempt by a Canadiens player.

Anyway, congratulations on this milestone that no one was keeping track of, Sgarbossa!

Here are the other milestones or interesting ones.

1st goal – 1974-10-09 Jim Hrycuik
100th goal – 1981-12-12 Randy Holt
200th goal – 1995-02-08 Joe Reekie
231th goal – 2005-10-05 Alex Ovechkin
300th goal – 2008-03-03 Matt Cooke

First Washington Capitals Goals