December 7, 2021

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VIDEO Ovechkin beat another great character in the NHL: now the legendary Jágr

VIDEO Ovechkin beat another great character in the NHL: now the legendary Jágr

Russian hockey player Alexander Ovechkin Source: SITA / AP / Charles Krupa

Columbus – Washington ice hockey players managed 4:3 in a Columbus NHL night game. The Capitals’ first goal was scored in the 11th minute by their captain Alexander Ovekin, when goalkeeper Jonas Corbisal was overcome with a flick from behind the throw-in ring.

For the Russian gunner, this was the 12th minute hit of the season and a total of 742 in the profile career. He became fourth in the shooters’ historical table when he beat the legendary Brett Hull.

Alexander Ofkin, Brett Leeson
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Zdroj: SITA / AP / Wilfredo Lee

“that means alot to me,” He said about reaching a major milestone. “When I started playing hockey and then came to the NHL, I never had a feeling that I could be one of those names… It’s a special moment for me, my parents, my brother, my wife and my kids. Something important,” Ovechkin added to nhl.com, who also scored one assist in the match.

The 36-year-old winger required 1,211 starts for 742 goals, Hull played a total of 1,269 games in 19 NHL seasons.. “Alex, congratulations on moving to 4th place in Gunners history. Great 8, he deserved that title. Stay in that direction and climb the ladder,” Hal congratulated Ovechkin. There are only three icons in front of the Russian striker in the historical table – Wayne Gretsky (894 goals), Gordy Howe (801) and Jaromir Jager (766). Slovakian defender Martin Vervari played for Capitals 19:16 minutes. It scored minus one. The Blue Jackets team didn’t even help Sean Kuraly’s two goals.

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