With 4:50 remaining in the third period of the Capitals' loss to the Devils, Alex Ovechkin became the eighth player in NHL history to reach 700 goals. Deservingly so, Twitter exploded into an absolute moshpit of excitement and appreciation for Ovi's milestone:
As you can hear in these clips the crowd at Prudential Center broke out into soccer-style Ovi chants.
The Devils' crowd gave Ovechkin a standing ovation, the atmosphere after goal 700 was electric.
This should go without saying but Caps Prom was lit for Ovi's 700th. Manifestation is key.
— missa ✨ (@missagoodier) February 22, 2020
Now that the weight of 700 is seemingly in the rearview mirror hopefully, the Caps can get back to their winning ways.
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