January 2, 2023, 07:41 – Public News Service – OSN

Russian Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin scored a hat-trick in the National Hockey League (NHL) regular season game, in which his team met with the Montreal Canadiens players. Writes about it “Championship”.

It is specified that the 37-year-old captain of the Capitals raised his scorer score to 1455 (806+649) points in his own North American career, during which he managed to play 1313 matches.

These successes gave the Russian hockey player an opportunity to overtake Canadian Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby as the top scorer in history NHL. At the moment, the athlete has 1452 (536 + 916) points, which were earned in 1144 meetings.

Recall, on January 1, at the Capital One Arena stadium in Washington (USA), the NHL regular season match came to an end, in which the Washington Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens. The game ended with a crushing score of 9:2 in favor of the hosts.

Formerly Public News Service informedthat Alexander Ovechkin spoke about the decisive goal of the Ottawa Senators against his team as part of the NHL regular season meeting.