Alex Ovechkin to play in 1,400th NHL game tonight while a Hershey Bear makes his NHL debut

Another GR8 milestone added to the list of many.

Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals / Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports

When the Washington Capitals lace up against the Montreal Canadiens tonight, Alex Ovechkin will achieve a milestone already as he's expected to appear in his 1,400th NHL game all with the Caps.

Per Capitals PR, Ovechkin will become the 41st player in NHL history to reach the 1,4000 game mark and has played in 96.0 percent of Capitals games since making his Capitals and NHL debut on Oct. 5, 2005. That's a grand total of 1,399 of Washington's 1,458 games. Ovechkin's 96 percent of games played with one franchise is the fifth highest in the league.

  • Date: 2/24/24
  • Time: 6 p.m.
  • Where: Amerant Bank Arena
  • What Channel Is Capitals Game On: Monumental Sports Network
  • Radio: 106.7 The Fan and Caps Radio 24/7
  • Betting Odds: The Capitals are 1.5 goal underdogs per Caesars with a moneyline of +196 while the Panthers are favorites of -240 odds. The over/under is 6.0 goals.
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Meanwhile after recalling Peirrick Dube from Hershey the other day he is IN tonight for his NHL debut per Bailey Johnson of The Post. She also mentioned that Alex Alexeyev draws in for Ethan Bear and Charlie Lindgren gets the nod in goal.

The Capitals look to claw their way back up the wild card standings and two points tonight will certainly help the cause.