Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin scored a goal in the NHL regular season match against Columbus.
The 36-year-old Russian has scored 768 goals in the league. According to this indicator, Ovechkin ranks third among all NHL players. Only Gordie Howe (801) and Wayne Gretzky (894) have scored more in the league.
Thus, in order to reach the 2nd place among the best snipers in the history of the NHL, Ovechkin needs to score 33 more, for the 1st – 126.