In 2007-08, Ovechkin scored 65 goals, becoming the first 60-goal scorer since 1995-96. His exploits earned him the Hart, Art Ross and Rocket Richard Trophies.
In 2008-09, Ovechkin scored 56 goals and repeated as winner of both the Hart and Rocket Richard Trophies.
And in 2009-10, Ovechkin scored 50 goals, reaching that plateau for the third season in a row and the fourth time in his career.
But since then, Ovechkin's star has scored a total of 70 goals in the last two seasons. As a result, he is no longer the brightest star in the NHL universe.
Here are four things Alex Ovechkin must change to regain his superstar status.