It was just Alexander Ovechkin who was hoping to finally notch his 600th goal on Monday night, collectors in attendance at the game were counting on it, too.
After 990 games played in the NHL, Ovechkin notched his 600th career goal, becoming the fourth fastest player in NHL history to reach the milestone. Who were the three players who did it quicker? They were pretty good...
Everyone in attendance at the Capitals-Jets game at Monday night was definitely hoping for Ovi to break the record, because who wouldn't want to say that they got to witness history with their own eyes. But some people has something else in their eyes other than pure excitement for the game of hockey. Some people were seeing dollar signs.
Take these fans for example who instantly put their ticket stubs on eBay after Ovi scored the goal.
Or this person who listed a game-used warm up puck that doesn't seem to have come from Ovi himself. At least that appears to be the case as there's no mention of it in the listing.
You can bet that Ovi or the Hockey Hall of Fame will be keeping the actual 600th goal puck, but judging by the logic behind the pricing on these items that are loosely connected to the achievement, that thing would go for approximately $2 billion.