Alex Ovechkin may have made history on Thursday night, but the Capitals were not able to stop the Dallas Stars from spoiling the party.
On Thursday night vs. Dallas, Alex Ovechkin scored his 484th career goal to make himself the all-time leader among Russian-born players in NHL history.
With the World Cup of Hockey tacked on to the start of next season, the NHL players will get an extra "bye week" midseason.
The Capitals return to the ice on Thursday night against Dallas. Follow along with updates and more here via Capitals Pulse.