Alex Ovechkin just scored his 500th career goal! It's a big milestone for the NHL's leading scorer, who started his pro career back in 2005, and he joins 42 other players across the history of the league with his goal on Sunday.
First, the goal:
Then, Ovechkin's reaction:
team hug pic.twitter.com/J5JyWOHQEX— Stephanie (@myregularface) January 11, 2016
Next, the Capitals' reaction!
The Caps clear the bench to celebrate with Ovechkin pic.twitter.com/hKQrKvvAxX— Jeff Veillette (@JeffVeillette) January 11, 2016
THEN, HE BRINGS HIS OWN MOTHER TO TEARS:
great moment. pic.twitter.com/YDbFJNNwYf— Danny (@recordsANDradio) January 11, 2016
Proud parents in the stands pic.twitter.com/Np6lM0C1bJ— CAPITALS HILL (@CapitalsHill) January 11, 2016
LOOK AT THAT WAVE!
the celebration goes on pic.twitter.com/cOkrnvTCZl— Stephanie (@myregularface) January 11, 2016
Even the team owner wants to get in on the celebratory pictures.
when your team's owner wants a pic of your accomplishment pic.twitter.com/ON3NPt3u83— Stephanie (@myregularface) January 11, 2016
congrats Ovi pic.twitter.com/Y2i9d0OcWZ— Stephanie (@myregularface) January 11, 2016
Ovechkin getting mobbed by his teammates pic.twitter.com/Uh4rdERKat— Ian Oland (@ianoland) January 11, 2016