Alex Ovechkin wastes little time notching 1,000th point


Alex Ovechkin didn't wait long to hit another milestone in his illustrious career, becoming the 84th player in NHL history to record 1,000 points. Ovechkin became the fourth Russian-born player to reach 1,000 and the 37th to do it all with one franchise. After tying Maurice "Rocket" Richard on the goals list Monday in Montreal, Ovechkin said approaching 1,000 points meant he was "getting older." "I don't feel old," Ovechkin said Wednesday morning. "I just said when you get 1,000 points you've been in a league a long time.


Source:   CBC News
January 12, 2017 01:40 UTC






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