Ovechkin named first star of day in NHL

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the Russian captain of the Washington capitals Alexander Ovechkin named first star of the day in the regular championship of National hockey League (NHL).

Earlier Ovechkin in the match against “Los Angeles kings” repeated the achievement of the former player of the team from the capital of the United States. On it informs “the Newspaper.ru”.

the Match between “capitals” and “kings” ended with the score 4:2 in favour of owners of ice. While Ovechkin in this game scored so-called natural hat-trick, that is effectively blows the Russian forward is not interrupted washers other players. Three puck the player took 4 minutes, 24 seconds.

the Russian athlete became just the 13th player in the history of the NHL, who managed to score three times in the last seven minutes of normal time. The last time it was able to player “Washington” Peter Bondra. It happened on March 26, 1996.

an extraordinary achievement Ovechkin allowed him to climb into first place in the table of scorers in the current season of the championship. Scoring 40 goals in 53 games of the season.

Earlier it was reported that Russian hockey player came in eighth place in the list of the best snipers in League history. Only Ovechkin has scored 695 washers and thereby bypassed the canadian Mark Messier, who scored 694 career goals.

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