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Alex Ovechkin 800th goal watch: Tracker, video highlights

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is currently chasing down career NHL goal No. 800. After starting the 2022-23 season at 780, he has scored 13 goals thus far.

Ovi is third on the all-time NHL goals list, behind Wayne Gretzky (894) and Gordie Howe (801). The next highest active player on the list is Sidney Crosby, at No. 35 with 529 goals. With his 787th goal, Ovechkin set the record for most goals scored with the same franchise. With goal No. 793, he passed Gretzky for the most goals scored on the road for a career (403).

Follow along here as Ovi scores his way up the record books, including a schedule of upcoming games and highlight videos of goals No. 787 and beyond.

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The NHL's top 10 in career goals

1. Wayne Gretzky (894)
2. Gordie Howe (801)
3. Alex Ovechkin (793)
4. Jaromir Jagr (766)
5. Brett Hull (741)
6. Marcel Dionne (731)
7. Phil Esposito (717)
8. Mike Gartner (708)
9. Mark Messier (694)
10. Steve Yzerman (692)


Highlights

Goals No. 792 and 793

Ovechkin scored two goals in the first period of the Capitals' matchup against the Vancouver Canucks -- the first unassisted and the second with help from Dylan Strome and Anthony Mantha. Ovechkin has now passed Wayne Gretzky for most goals all time on the road.

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Ovi taps in 792nd career goal

Alex Ovechkin jumps on the loose puck and notches his 792nd career goal vs. the Canucks.

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Ovi's second goal of the game brings him to 793

Alex Ovechkin slaps in his second goal of the game to put the Capitals up 2-0 against the Canucks.

Goal No. 791

A victory over the Calgary Flames was already well in hand, but Ovechkin's goal at 12:24 of the third period -- assisted by Conor Sheary and Sonny Milano -- put him nine away from 800.

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Ovechkin tallies his 791st career goal

Alex Ovechkin tallies goal for Capitals on the power play

Goal No. 790

At 1:04 of overtime against the Philadelphia Flyers, Ovechkin notched a game-winning goal assisted by Dylan Strome and Erik Gustafsson.

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Ovi brings Caps to OT victory with slap shot

Alex Ovechkin wins it for the Capitals with this clutch slap shot in overtime vs. the Flyers.

Goal No. 789

A goal at 15:12 of the second period against the St. Louis Blues on Nov. 17 moved Ovechkin one step closer to 800. Dylan Strome was credited with the one assist on the tally.

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Alex Ovechkin nets goal vs. Blues

Alex Ovechkin nets goal vs. Blues

Goal No. 788

Ovechkin scored at 14:36 of the second period in a 5-4 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Nov. 7, a power-play goal assisted by Erik Gustafsson and Evgeny Kuznetsov:

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Alex Ovechkin scores on the power play for Capitals

Alex Ovechkin scores on the power play for Capitals

Goal No. 787

With his goal at 8:55 of the second period -- a power-play tally assisted by Trevor van Riemsdyk and Anthony Mantha -- Ovechkin broke Gordie Howe's record for most goals scored by a player with a single franchise:

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Ovi rips in 787th goal to break Howe's record with one team

Alex Ovechkin scores his 787th career goal to break Gordie Howe's record of most goals with one team.


Upcoming schedule

Note: All games not on ESPN, TNT or NHL Network are available via NHL Power Play, which is included in an ESPN+ subscription (local blackout restrictions apply).

Dec. 3: at Calgary Flames
10 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 5: at Edmonton Oilers
8:30 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 7: at Philadelphia Flyers
7:30 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 9: vs. Seattle Kraken
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 11: at Winnipeg Jets
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 13: at Chicago Blackhawks
9 ET | ESPN

Dec. 15: vs. Dallas Stars
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 17: vs. Toronto Maple Leafs
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 19: vs. Detroit Red Wings
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 22: at Ottawa Senators
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 23: vs. Winnipeg Jets
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 27: at New York Rangers
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 29: vs. Ottawa Senators
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Dec. 31: vs. Montreal Canadiens
4 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 3: vs. Buffalo Sabres
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 5: at Columbus Blue Jackets
7 ET | ESPN

Jan. 6: vs. Nashville Predators
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 8: vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
5 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 11: at Philadelphia Flyers
7:30 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 14: vs. Philadelphia Flyers
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 16: at New York Islanders
7:30 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 17: vs. Minnesota Wild
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 19: at Arizona Coyotes
9 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 21: at Vegas Golden Knights
10 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 24: at Colorado Avalanche
9 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 26: vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 29: at Toronto Maple Leafs
5 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+

Jan. 31: at Columbus Blue Jackets
7 ET | NHL Power Play on ESPN+