Alex Ovechkin has scored 501 goals in his NHL career and at least half of them have been highlight worthy.
Not many players reach 500 goals. Even fewer do it in 801 games.
Becoming the fifth-fastest player to reach 500 goals in NHL history is something worth celebrating and the Caps plan to do just that.
Near the end of last season, after spending two months riding buses with the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL, Mike Richards knew he had to change something if he wanted to stay in the NHL.