Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is now up to 822 goals. He reached 800 with a hat trick against the Chicago Blackhawks on Dec. 13, and 802 with two goals against the Winnipeg Jets on Dec. 23 to tie and overtake Gordie Howe in second on the all-time NHL goals list.
Go inside Ovechkin's journey to 800 -- and what comes next -- with our Ovechkin 800 project, narrated by Emily Kaplan.
Ovi is now second in goals behind Wayne Gretzky (894). The next highest active player on the list is Sidney Crosby, who is No. 29 with 550 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 through 802.
The NHL's top 10 in career goals
1. Wayne Gretzky (894)
2. Alex Ovechkin (822)
3. Gordie Howe (801)
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)
Goals No. 801 and 802
With one minute remaining in the third period, Ovechkin scored his 802nd goal with an assist from Evgeny Kuznetsov, putting him alone in second place on the all-time goals list.
Goals No. 798, 799 and 800
Later in the first period, Ovi found paydirt again, this time a power-play goal assisted by Sheary and Sonny Milano.
Goal No. 797
Stop us if you've heard this one before: With the Caps leading near the end of their win over the Winnipeg Jets, Ovechkin scored an empty-net goal. Caps defenseman Dmitry Orlov picked up the assist on the goal.
Goal No. 796
At 19:56 of the third period against the Seattle Kraken, Ovechkin fired a shot into an empty net to put him four goals away from 800. The empty-net goal was assisted by Evgeny Kuznetsov and John Carlson.
Goals No. 794 and 795
With the Capitals up 2-1 against the Philadelphia Flyers, Ovechkin was on the ice to close out the game -- and scored two empty-net goals! The first was assisted by Anthony Mantha and John Carlson, while the second was assisted by Evgeny Kuznetsov and Conor Sheary.
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.
Goal No. 791
Goal No. 790
Goal No. 789
Goal No. 788
Take a look back at the greatest eight goals from Alexander Ovechkin's career.
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: