Alex Ovechkin

For most hockey players, winning the Stanley Cup is the ultimate goal. From being drafted to helping a team through the regular season, playoffs and eventually Stanley Cup Finals, hoisting the cup is always the end-goal. Along the way, however, players all seek to play the best they can for a variety of purposes. While
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A hat trick is one of the NHL’s rarest achievements with only 97 during the 2018-19 season, or roughly one in 7.6 percent of games. That’s more rare than a shutout, with 154 in 2018-19, or one in 12.1 percent of games, or a shorthanded goal, of which there were 233 last season, or one
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Nov. 25 has been one heck of an eventful date in National Hockey League history. Two of the greatest goal-scorers to ever play the game had memorable hat tricks while numerous goaltenders stole the show. Also, fans and Detroit and Pittsburgh had plenty to cheer about and a hero made his emotional return to the
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Russians comprise some of the most talented, most dominant players in the NHL today. In this decade alone, they have won Vezina Trophies, “Rocket” Richards, Hart Memorials, Art Ross Trophies and Conn Smythes, and of course, the Stanley Cup. If Russia has not put forth the largest amount of superstars in the current NHL, then
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The Washington Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin is this generation’s greatest goal-scorer, and up on the Mt. Rushmore of all-time snipers. He has 646 goals since entering the NHL in 2005-06, 210 more than Sidney Crosby, who’s next on the list. But it was an assist that earned Ovechkin his latest milestone. With a helper on T.J.
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