Ovechkin breaks Gretzky’s record for most away goals in regular season and NHL playoffs
MOSCOW, 25 Jan – Russian captain of “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin has surpassed the record of Canadian Wayne Gretzky for goals scored in away matches in the regular season and playoffs of the National Hockey League (NHL), according to TSN.
“Washington” on Tuesday on the road lost “Colorado” with a score of 2:3. Ovechkin scored a goal in the third period. The Russian scored his 447th goal in NHL away games, taking into account the regular season and playoffs, and became the new league record holder for this indicator, ahead of Gretzky (446).
Ovechkin is the second-best scorer in NHL history. On account of his 811 goals in the regular season. He is 83 goals behind Gretzky.