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Ovechkin came close to another record in the NHL

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Овечкин приблизился к очередному рекорду в НХЛ

Photo: Christopher Hanewinckel/ Reuters

“Washington” Alexander Ovechkin in a bitter struggle gave way to “predators” from “Nashville” and the leader of the team Alexander Ovechkin scored two goals.

The audience witnessed eleven goals. In the first period, the teams exchanged goals – on the precise throw of the Washingtonian Lars eller the hosts responded with a goal from Filip Forsberg. In the second period Alexander Ovechkin led the team forward, having the most, and one of the assistants was made by Evgeny Kuznetsov.

Ryan Johansen equalized, however, on the last break, “Washington” has left, conducting in the account with advantage in two washers – Tom Wilson scored in the minority, but all the same, Ovechkin scored again in the majority. Thanks to these goals from the Russians for number of goals in most came in fourth place in NHL history, ahead of Luc Robitaille. From the Russian of 249 goals, the leader on this indicator Dave Andreychuk – 274. Brett hull is 265, but ahead of Teemu selanne (255) Russians have soon.

As Ovechkin made and one of the curious achievements – he has scored 135 different goalkeepers in career in the NHL.

However, another achievement Ovechkina “Washington” has not helped. In the third period, his team conceded four goals, scoring only one assistant score which was received by Dmitry Orlov. The result – a defeat 5:6.

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