Alex Ovechkin January Recap

Alex Ovechkin has been on fire since the new year began. He scored 8 goals in 13 games in the month of January to bring his total up to a league-leading 38 goals.  As if that wasn't enough already, he added another goal to his remarkable list when he scored the game-winning goal in overtime today to give the Washington Capitals a 6 - 5 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

To recap Ovechkin's spectacular January, all 8 goals can be seen below.

  1. January 3rd: Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes - Ovechkin scores in the first 49 seconds of the second period.
  2. January 10th: Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs  - Ovechkin puts the first point up on the board.
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  4. January 14th: Washington Capitals vs. San Jose Sharks - Ovechkin with a game-tying goal.
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  6. January 15th: Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins - In a matter of seconds, Ovechkin drops his stick, picks it up, and scores a goal without missing a beat.
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  8. January 19th: Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers - Ovechkin with a rocket one-timer.
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  10. January 25th: Washington Capitals vs. Montreal Canadiens - Ovechkin uses some juggling skills to score the first goal of the game.
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  12. and 8.  January 28th: Washington Capitals vs. Buffalo Sabres - Ovechkin scores the first two goals of the game.


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