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Ovechkin scores 800th profession NHL objective Alex Ovechkin scored three times Tuesday night including his 800th profession objective, ending up being only the third player in NHL history to reach the milestone. "It's a big number," Ovechkin stated." It's the finest business [you can] ever think of because you began playing hockey."

Ovechkin likewise praised the crowd for its action.

" Even in the warmup, I was feeling that energy right now," he stated. "The fans see me and the fans wish to see that historic minute."

Alex Ovechkin acknowledges the crowd's applause holding up his left hand.
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1180px" src=" https://i.cbc.ca/1.6685138.1670995645!/fileImage/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/original_780/capitals-blackhawks-hockey.jpg "> Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin acknowledges the crowd's applause after scoring his 800th profession objective, on a hat technique against Chicago during the 3rd duration of an NHL hockey video game in Chicago.( Charles Rex Arbogast/The Associated Press) Ovechkin has

seven objectives in his last 4 games and a team-high 20 on the season. His previous four objectives were all empty-netters. The Capitals play 7 of their next nine in the house." I believe as soon as he's going to be No. 1 he can have a sense of relief," said Anthony Mantha, who had the main assist on Ovechkin's 800th goal. "Until then, I think he's on the hunt, which's what we enjoy about him."

Alex Ovechkin holds his 798, 799, and 800th career goal pucks in his right hand in the locker room after Washington's 7-3 win over Chicago.
 Alex Ovechkin holds his 798, 799, and 800th profession goal pucks in his right-hand man in the locker space after Washington's 7-3 win over Chicago. Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin holds his 798, 799, and 800th profession objective pucks in the locker space after an NHL hockey video game against Chicago. (Charles Rex Arbogast/The Associated Press)

Ovechkin has been one of the NHL's most unsafe scorers almost since he got 2 goals in his debut with Washington on Oct. 5, 2005, versus Columbus.The 12-time All-Star has 9 seasons with at least 50 objectives, including a career-high 65 during the 2007-08 season. The three-time MVP, who won the Stanley Cup in 2018, had 50 goals and 40 helps in 77 video games last season. "It was amazing," Washington coach Peter Laviolette stated." It was just amazing to be on the bench and be a part of it, a part of history." " Soon as it occurred, kind of relief, "Ovechkin stated after Washington's 7-3 win." Ovechkin moved within one goal of Gordie Howe for second all-time. Alex Ovechkin scored 3 times Tuesday night including his 800th profession objective, becoming only the third gamer in NHL history to reach the milestone." I think once he's going to be No. 1 he can have a sense of relief," stated Anthony Mantha, who had the main help on Ovechkin's 800th goal. (Charles Rex Arbogast/The Associated Press)

Ovechkin has actually been one of the NHL's most unsafe scorers virtually given that he got 2 objectives in his launching with Washington on Oct. 5, 2005, versus Columbus.The 12-time All-Star has 9 seasons with at least 50 objectives, consisting of a career-high 65 throughout the 2007-08 season.