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Ovechkin scores 602nd NHL goal

Passes Jari Kurri for 19th place on the League's all-time list

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Alex Ovechkin continued his climb up the NHL goal ranks on Tuesday.

Ovechkin buried a one-timer after a face-off win on the power play at 13:41 of the second period. 

Video: DAL@WSH: Ovechkin passes Kurri with 602nd NHL goal

The goal was the 602nd of his NHL career. He moved into 19th place on the League's all-time list, breaking a tie with Jari Kurri.

The next targets for Ovechkin are Dino Ciccarelli (608, 18th) and Bobby Hull (610, 17th). 

Ovechkin has 81 points (44 goals, 37 assists) and is on pace for his first 90-point season since 2009-10.

Tweet from @NHL: Did someone say scoring machine? Tick off another milestone for @ovi8. He sits 19th all-time on the NHL's goal list.#NHLMilestones via @SAPSports: https://t.co/6CHKooUzj7 pic.twitter.com/8WXrescaHC

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