Is Alex Ovechkin The Best Goal Scorer Of All Time

Alex Ovechkin Washington Capitals

As Alex Ovechkin finishes his eighth 50 goal season of his career, it makes you think, is he the greatest goal scorer of all time?  Currently, the Washington Capitals captain sits 13th all time in goals with 658 in 1082 games.  Thats an average of .6 goals per game throughout his career.  The Great 8 has proven to be quite durable throughout his 14 year career never playing less than 72 games (he played all 48 in the lockout shortened 2012-13 season).  He is only 33 and it would be fair to assume he could play until 40.  Therefore It would be conceivable that he could come close to, if not surpass, Wayne Gretzky's all time 894 goals and perhaps