On Tuesday night, superstar Alex Ovechkin scored a hat trick against the Detroit Red Wings. Tonight in the Capitals next game, Ovechkin tallied another hat trick against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Ovechkin now has back-to-back hat tricks in consecutive seasons and has moved up the all-time hat tricks list, recording the 22nd of his career to tie Teemu Selanne for 11th place.
The Great 8 is now on pace to score 74 goals this season.
During his 13-game point-scoring streak, Ovechkin has netted 16 goals. In 32 games this season, the Capitals captain has scored 28 times. He has a career 635 goals.[protected-iframe id=”af960120250a6383a5acdc53bd3d5ab7-142507471-46289989″ info=”https://www.nhl.com/video/embed/ovechkins-hat-trick/t-277350912/c-63963003?autostart=false” width=”540″ height=”360″]
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