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Coyotes honor Kessel with video, gifts for 1,000-game milestone

Forward reached the mark last week against the Avalanche

by Cristina Ledra @cledra / Staff Writer

Kessel honored for 1,000th game

OTT@ARI: Coyotes honor Kessel for 1,000th game

The Coyotes honor Phil Kessel for playing 1,000 NHL games with a pregame tribute at Gila River Arena

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Phil Kessel, noted Stanley Cup champion, has some more silver hardware to his name now that he's reached the 1,000 NHL regular-season game mark.

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2019-20 NHL season could be filled with milestones

Ovechkin can score 700th goal; Thornton nearing 1,500 points; Quenneville closing in on 900 wins

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / Staff Writer

The 2019-20 NHL season begins Wednesday, and in the coming days, weeks and months, there could be plenty of players reaching milestones. Here's a look at some which could occur.

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Kopitar to play 1,000th game for Kings with mixed emotions

Forward excited for milestone, wishes it would take place during playoff race

by Dan Greenspan / Correspondent

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Anze Kopitar will play his 1,000th NHL game Monday with mixed emotions.

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Ovechkin scores 50th goal of season for Capitals

Forward third player to reach mark for eighth time, one shy of record

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / Staff Writer

Ovechkin's 50th goal of season

WSH@TBL: Ovechkin scores 50th goal for eighth time

Alex Ovechkin rips T.J. Oshie's pass into the net to become the third player in NHL history to record 50 goals in a season at least eight times

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Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals scored his 50th goal of the season Saturday to become the third player to score that many in at least eight NHL seasons.

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Price relishes win after passing Plante for most in Canadiens history

Defeats Red Wings for 315th victory, tops list that features eight Hockey Hall of Fame goalies

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / Columnist

MONTREAL -- Carey Price pulled into the Bell Centre parking garage at 5 p.m. ET Tuesday. Two hours to the minute later, he was on the ice for warmups before the Montreal Canadiens hosted the Detroit Red Wings.

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Malkin reaches 1,000 NHL points with Penguins

Center becomes 88th player to achieve milestone @NHLdotcom

Malkin collects 1,000th point

WSH@PIT: Malkin gets 1,000th point on Kessel's PPG

Evgeni Malkin records an assist on Phil Kessel's power-play goal to reach the 1,000-point milestone

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Evgeni Malkin reached 1,000 NHL points with two assists for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 5-3 win against the Washington Capitals at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday.

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Ovechkin has eyes on another 50-goal season for Capitals

Forward five away from 'pretty cool number' entering game against Flyers

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- To Alex Ovechkin, 50 has always been the magic number.

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Ovechkin reaches 40 goals again in Capitals game against Ducks

Becomes fourth player in NHL history to score that many in 10 seasons

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / Staff Writer

Ovechkin's 40th of the season

WSH@ANA: Ovechkin pots PPG for his 40th of the season

Alex Ovechkin earns his 40th goal with a power-play tally, becoming one of just four players to score 40 goals in 10 or more seasons

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Alex Ovechkin became the fourth NHL player to reach 40 goals in at least 10 seasons when he scored for the Washington Capitals in a 5-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on Sunday.

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Thornton gets 1,000th point with Sharks

39-year-old reaches milestone with assist in victory at Flames @NHLdotcom

Joe Thornton added another milestone to his collection on Thursday when he became the second player to have 1,000 points as a member of the San Jose Sharks.

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Bergeron quietly approaches 1,000th NHL game with Bruins

Veteran center lauded by Boston legends

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / Staff Writer

BOSTON -- He was quiet that first season, his English nonexistent, his age a barrier, his game understated. And though Patrice Bergeron has come a long way since that rookie season as an 18-year-old in 2003-04 - - 999 NHL games, to be exact - - there are elements of that quiet that are still evident.

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