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Ovechkin’s chase for 700th goal continues Thursday on NBCSN

GR8NESS: OVI’S CHASE FOR 700: As Alex Ovechkin approaches 700 career NHL goals, PHT is going to examine all aspects of his goal-scoring prowess. We’ll break down and provide context for his amazing stats, project if he can top Wayne Gretzky’s record of 894, and take a look at his most important goals. The chase for 700 will have to wait at least a few more days as Alex Ovechkin failed to find the back of the net in the Washington Capitals’ 5-3 loss to the New York Islanders Monday. The Capitals ended a four-game homestand with a 1-3 record and will travel west for a three-game road trip. NBCSN will air Washington’s next game against the Colorado Avalanche Thursday evening following the Philadelphia Flyers and Florida Panth ...