Alex Ovechkin Hat Trick One Away From Tying Lemieux [Highlights]

Alex Ovechkin scored twice in the first period and one in the third for his 25th career hat trick. He now sits 689 career goals and is one away from tying Mario Lemieux at 10th on the all time scoring list. 5-2 win over the Devils at Capital One Arena.

Ovechkin’s opening goal came four seconds into a 5-on-3 power play, with his one-timer from the right circle beating Louis Domingue. He then scored off a face-off in the right circle with 51 seconds left in the first.

In the third period, a Tom Wilson pass slipped by several players before finding Ovechkin at the right post for the easy finish at 15:42.

The Washington Capitals Walked away with a 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.

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