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

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the Captain of the Washington capitals ‘ Alexander Ovechkin scored 695 the puck in the National hockey League (NHL), reports News.ru.

Thus, he overtook the canadian Mark Messier, which was located on eighth place in the list of the best snipers in history (694).

the 34-year-old Russian forward scored twice in the away match with the “Ottawa senators” (5:3). All the assets of a Russian 1265 points.

the Leader in the number of washers is canadian Wayne Gretzky (894 goals). Now the Russians going Mike Gartner (708).

Earlier, Ovechkin has bypassed the scoring of Olympic champion 2002 canadian Mario Lemieux, on account of which 690 washers.

Ovechkin became the ninth sniper in NHL history.

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