Originally posted on NESN.com  |  By Nicholas Goss  |  Last updated 1/11/17

Few have done it better in NHL history than The Great 8. Rob Carr/Getty Images

Alexander Ovechkin’s climb up the NHL’s scoring list continued Wednesday night when he tallied his 1,000th career point in a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Fittingly, it came on a beautiful shot that also marked his 545th career goal.

Ovechkin also made some Capitals history with his goal.

Ovi is the 37th player in league history to score all 1,000 of his points with one team. He becomes the first player whose entire career was played in the 21st century to tally 1,000 points. He’s the 16th player to score 20 or more goals in each of his first 12 seasons.

Those are some pretty impressive stats for the Russian superstar.

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92, 1981-82
Wayne Gretzky
87, 1983-84
Wayne Gretzky
86, 1990-91
Brett Hull
85, 1988-89
Mario Lemieux
76, 1970-71
Phil Esposito
76, 1992-93
Alexander Mogilny
76, 1992-93
Teemu Selanne
73, 1984-85
Wayne Gretzky
72, 1989-90
Brett Hull
71, 1982-83
Wayne Gretzky
71, 1984-85
Jari Kurri
70, 1987-88
Mario Lemieux
70, 1988-89
Bernie Nicholls
70, 1991-92
Brett Hull
69, 1978-79
Mike Bossy
69, 1992-93
Mario Lemieux
69, 1995-96
Mario Lemieux
68, 1973-74
Phil Esposito
68, 1980-81
Mike Bossy
68, 1985-86
Jari Kurri
66, 1971-72
Phil Esposito
66, 1982-83
Lanny McDonald
65, 1988-89
Steve Yzerman
65, 2007-08
Alex Ovechkin
64, 1981-82
Mike Bossy
63, 1992-93
Luc Robitaille
62, 1986-87
Wayne Gretzky
62, 1989-90
Steve Yzerman
62, 1995-96
Jaromir Jagr
61, 1974-75
Phil Esposito
61, 1975-76
Reggie Leach
61, 1985-86
Mike Bossy
60, 1976-77
Steve Shutt
60, 1982-83
Mike Bossy
60, 1977-78
Guy Lafleur
60, 1981-82
Dennis Maruk
60, 1992-93
Pavel Bure
60, 1993-94
Pavel Bure
60, 2011-12
Steven Stamkos
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