Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin repeated Jaromir Jagr's achievement career in the National Hockey League (NHL) and in parallel repeated the record of the Czech Jaromir Jagr. This is reported by the Lenta.ru correspondent.
For the 36-year-old striker, this season becomes the 17th in a row, where a hockey player manages to score 20 or more goals. According to this indicator, he caught up with Jagr, Marcel Dion and Mats Sandin.
Ovechkin scored the 750th goal in his career during the NHL match against the Columbus Blue Jackets. He helped his team achieve a 3-1 victory.
Ovechkin has scored 20 goals in 25 games this season. He also chalked up 19 assists. On the list of the best snipers in the history of the league, Ovechkin still lags behind Jagr. To catch up with the eminent Czech, he needs to score 16 goals.
Ovechkin has been playing in the NHL since 2005. He spent the 2012/2013 season with Dynamo Moscow.