Ovechkin cuts backlog from Gretzky’s record to 73 goals 06:26

The Russian forward of “Washington” narrowed the gap with Wayne Gretzky in the list of the best scorers in history of the National Hockey League (NHL).

In the match against Chicago, the Russian recorded an abandoned puck and also had an assist. Ovechkin’s effective actions helped his team win with a score of 6:1.

Now Ovechkin has 821 goals on his account, Gretzky scored 894 goals in his career.

Ovechkin has scored 41 goals in 67 games this season.

In the next game, Washington will play Pittsburgh. The meeting will take place on March 26. The teams will hit the ice at 3:00 Moscow time. Chicago will play Minnesota on March 23.

Washington ranks 10th in the Eastern Conference standings with 76 points.

Former three-time world champion Alexei Tereshchenko declarationThe National Hockey League (NHL) Washington Capitals are more focused on chasing Alexander Ovechkin for Wayne Gretzky’s record rather than making it to the league playoffs.



Source: Gazeta

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