Ovechkin scored his 700-th washer in the NHL

Photo: Rich Riggins/Zuma/TASS

the Captain of the Washington capitals ‘ Alexander Ovechkin scored his 700-th washer in the NHL. He became the eighth player in League history who managed to conquer this milestone.

on Saturday in the away match with “new Jersey Devils”, Ovechkin scored in the fifth minute of the third period, making the score 2:2.

Earlier, Ovechkin scored 699-th washer in the NHL in a game against “Montreal”. However, it has not helped “capital” to achieve victory.

the leader of the NHL in the number of washers in the regular championship is Wayne Gretzky (894). Followed by Gordie Howe (801), Jaromir Jagr (766), Brett hull (741), Marcel Dionne (731), Phil Esposito (717) and Mike Gartner (708).

Previously the head coach of the national team of Russia on hockey in 2004 and 2011-2014 Zinetula Bilyaletdinov said that he believes and is waiting for Ovechkin to score his 700-th washer in the NHL.

see also

Ovechkin ahead of Messier in the list of the best snipers in Nlsiu Ovechkin was recognized as the best in NHL history