Hockey player “Washington Capitals” Ovechkin overtook Lefler and Shanahan in the list of NHL scorers Guy Lefleur and Brandan Shanahan are among the top scorers in the National Hockey League (NHL) of all time. This was reported by the Lenta.ru correspondent.
In Washington (USA), at the Capital One Arena stadium, the NHL regular season meeting is taking place, in which the Washington Capitals host the Florida Panthers. It is the second period, the hosts are in the lead – 3: 1.
Ovechkin scored two goals in the match: 746th and 747th in his career in the NHL. The Russian with 1355 points bypassed Lefler (1353 points) and Shanahan (1354). According to this indicator, the Russian occupies the 26th place. His immediate target is Johnny Butsik (1369).
On November 25, Ovechkin made three assists in the National Hockey League (NHL) regular season match against the Montreal Canadiens. In the current NHL draw, the 36-year-old hockey player scored 33 points (15 + 18). Thus, Ovechkin became Washington's record holder in points scored in the first 20 games of the season.