Ovechkin scores another goal in the NHL and closes the gap on Gretzky
Russian forward of the Washington Capitals club Alexander Ovechkin scored another goal in the NHL regular season match. The Capitals hosted the Chicago Blackhawks on home ice. The meeting ended with a score of 6:1 in favor of the Capitals.
In addition to the abandoned puck, the Russian striker gave an assist.
Thus, Ovechkin reduced the gap from Canadian Wayne Gretzky in the list of the best scorers in the NHL championships of all time to 73 goals. Ovechkin is currently ranked second in the ranking of the best scorers in the history of the National Hockey League. He has 821 goals on his account.
Canadian Wayne Gretzky holds the league record with 894 goals.