Ovechkin scores 818 NHL goals
Ovechkin scores 818th NHL goal to close gap on Gretzky to 76 goals
MOSCOW, 19 Mar – Russian striker “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin reduced the backlog from Canadian Wayne Gretzky in the list of the best snipers of the regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL) in history to 76 goals.
National Hockey League (NHL)
March 19, 2023 • start at 21:00
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Ovechkin was marked by an abandoned puck in the regular season match against Minnesota on the road in the 26th minute. The 37-year-old Russian, second-best scorer in NHL history, has brought his total regular season goals to 818.
Gretzky is the league record holder with 894 goals in 1,487 games.