Is this the best goal in NHL history?

BY MARCO    JANUARY 16, 2023  (7:35 PM)
Seventeen years ago today, the league's rising star and potential future top scorer in NHL history, Alex Ovechkin, scored THE goal, the goal that some believe to be the greatest goal in hockey history.

The famous number 8 scored this mythical goal in his rookie season, when he was 20 years old, against the Phoenix Coyotes.

Now 810 goals later, Ovi has a chance to surpass Wayne Gretzky's ultimate mark of 894 goals, which seemed quite impossible to achieve, by the end of his career.

Here's his famous goal that set the table for the legend Ovechkin later became:



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