Ovechkin ahead of Messier in the list of the best snipers in the NHL

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Captain “Washington capitals” Alexander Ovechkin climbed to eighth place in the list of the best snipers in the history of the National hockey League (NHL). This was reported in the Twitter League.

In the match of the regular championship of NHL against the “Ottawa Senators” the striker scored goals in the 31st and 60th minutes. In the asset Ovechkin was 695 goals all while playing in the NHL. The Russians have overtaken on this indicator of canadian Mark Messier (694 goals).

The best sniper in the history of the NHL is canadian Wayne Gretzky (894). In second place is another representative of Canada, Gordie Howe (801), the third — Czech Jaromir Jagr (766).

The Ovechkin plays for Washington since 2005. In 2018, the Russians led the capitals to first in the club’s history to win the Stanley Cup. The agreement with Russian capital’s team expires at the end of the season 2020/2021.


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