The Boston Bruins tie up the second round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-2 in a 4-1 win in Game 4 of the NHL playoffs Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH. The teams return to Boston for Game 5 Saturday, May 4, 2019. (Rachel Lewis – Inside Hockey).
Alex Ovechkin’s two-goal night puts him just six goals away from tying Gordie Howe’s record of 801 goals. Additionally he is now just one goal short of 500 even-strength goals. Only three other players have reached this milestone: Wayne Gretzky (617), Gordie Howe (566), and Jaromire Jagr (538). The visiting Washington Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 4-1 during regulation.