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Video: Hull, Gretzky, Capitals honor Ovechkin for 500th goal

You can’t blame the Washington Capitals - or the hockey world - for ignoring Alex Ovechkin’s outstanding accomplishment of reaching 500 goals (and counting).

As you can see from the video above, all-time greats tipped their caps to the Caps’ icon for going 500-plus.

Good stuff, right?

Speaking of all-time greats, let’s wonder: can Ovechkin end up passing Wayne Gretzky and setting a new all-time mark for goals? Read all about it on


Either way, passing 500 goals at age 30 is the sort of thing that leaves the rest of us wondering what we’re doing (or have done) with our lives ...

... But at least we’ve been able to watch No. 8.

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