Vegas Golden Knights forward Maxim Marushev talked about how the North Americans evaluated the recordings of Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin and the performance of Minnesota Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov. His words convey allhockey.
“No one here is particularly surprised by Ovechkin’s achievements because everyone is already used to him scoring a lot of goals. I haven’t heard much talk about Kaprizov, but it seems to me that Kirill had the coolest season of his career. I think he is talked about more in Russia than in the United States,” he said.
In this draw of the regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL), Kaprizov became the most successful Russian player. The 25-year-old forward had 47 goals and 61 assists. He became one of the top five players of the league according to the goal+pass system.
Ovechkin managed to score 50 goals and make 40 assists during the regular season. This allowed him to become the fourth-best goal scorer in the NHL regular season.
Formerly The Athletic journalist Josh Yohe gave an opinionEven if Ovechkin beats the legendary Wayne Gretzky’s scoring record, he will not be able to reach the level of Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby.