“Washington” defeated “Vancouver”, Ovechkin became the best scorer in the NHL in away goals
MOSCOW, 30 Nov – The Washington Capitals defeated the Vancouver Canucks in the away game of the regular season of the National Hockey League (NHL).
The meeting, held in Vancouver, ended with a score of 5:1 (3:1, 1:0, 1:0) in favor of Washington, in which Russian forward Alexander Ovechkin scored a brace (6th and 12th minutes) , also distinguished Anthony Manta (15), John Carlson (39) and Martin Fegervar (56). Nils Höglander (14) scored for Vancouver.
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Having scored a double, Ovechkin scored the 403rd goal of his career in away matches in the NHL regular season. By this indicator, he surpassed Wayne Gretzky (402), who held the league record. In total, Ovechkin scored 793 goals in 1298 games in his career. Gretzky holds the NHL record for goals with 894, followed by Gordie Howe with 801.
“Washington” scored 23 points in 24 meetings and is sixth in the standings of the Capital Division. Vancouver are sixth in the Pacific Division with 21 points from 23 games.
Results of other matches of the day:
Winnipeg Jets – Colorado Avalanche – 5:0;
Nashville Predators – Anaheim Ducks – 2:1;
“Calgary Flames” – “Florida Panthers” – 6:2.