Alex Ovechkin is just 188 goals away from tying Wayne Gretzky’s career record of 894. And while the NHL season is on pause, fans will get the chance to see who truly is the greatest goal scorer — in video games.

Gretzky and Ovechkin have agreed to square off in EA Sports’ NHL 20 next Wednesday.

The one-night event, played on Xbox, will be a best of-three-series and will be streamed on the Capitals’ Twitch channel.

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All proceeds raised will go to the Edmonton Food Bank and Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s Feeding the Frontlines fund, which supports coronavirus relief in the D.C. area.

According to The Washington Post, Gretzky pitched the idea to the Capitals after seeing an Instagram video of Ovechkin playing video games with his toddler son, Sergei, sitting on his lap.

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