Washington Capitals head coach Spencer Carbery admitted that he was not bothered by Russian forward and team captain Alexander Ovechkin’s failure to score goals at the beginning of the season, but now it is starting to bother him. His words lead the way washington post.
“Scorers go through ups and downs, but if you get the chance, eventually they start to turn into goals. He’s starting to run out of opportunities outside of faceoffs lately, and it’s clear that playing special teams has worn him down. This is what worries us,” said the expert.
On the night of December 10, Washington defeated the New York Rangers with a score of 4:0 in the regular season match of the National Hockey League (NHL). Ovechkin failed to score in this match, thus extending his goalless streak to nine matches.
In this season of the regular season of the National Hockey League, Ovechkin appeared on the ice in 24 games and scored only 15 points – five goals and ten assists. At the same time, in the match played against Dallas Stars on the night of December 8, the captain of the capital scored his 1500th point with an assist in the NHL. He became the first hockey player from Russia to achieve this feat.
Ovechkin before It turned out to be one step away from repeating a personal anti-record.
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