Alex Ovechkin joined an exclusive club Saturday when he scored the 700th goal of his career in classic fashion, on a one-timer against the New Jersey Devils.

The Great 8 is now the eighth player to reach the milestone – which is surely not a coincidence. And at age 34, he’s still got plenty of time to catch Wayne Gretzky’s all-time record of 894, if he wants to.

But before we look ahead to Gretzky’s record, let’s look back on Ovechkin’s first 700 goals and break down how he got them.

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