Hockey Writers: Ovechkin will surpass Gordie Howe in NHL goals before Christmas

Journalist Hockey Writers Luke James voiced the opinion that Russian forward “Washington Capitals” Alexander Ovechkin will become the second sniper in the history of the National Hockey League (NHL) before Christmas.

“Ovechkin will surpass Gordie Howe before Christmas. He is racing against the clock to beat Gordie Howe and Wayne Gretzky to become the NHL’s all-time top scorer. In the record book, Marcel Dionne (731), Brett Hull (741) and He added 50 goals to his statistics last season, surpassing Jaromir Jagr (766) and became the league’s third top scorer with 780 goals.

Ovechkin continues his quest for the greatest striker of all time, Wayne Gretzky. The now 36-year-old Russian striker has 781 abandoned pucks. Gordie Howe is 20 goals behind the second best goalscorer in the NHL. Wayne Gretzky holds the NHL record with 894 goals.

Ovechkin, 36, managed to score 50 goals and make 40 assists during the regular season. In the completed NHL playoffs, the Russians have six (1 + 5) effective actions.

Formerly Alexander Ovechkin named The only place where his fans won’t bother him.



Source: Gazeta

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