The Washington Capitals beat the Montreal Canadiens in an NHL regular season home game. The meeting ended with a score of 6: 3.
As part of the capital's club, Alexander Ovechkin scored an assistant hat-trick.
The 36-year-old Russian forward now has 1,353 points in 1,217 NHL career appearances. Alexander took 27th place in the NHL for this indicator, catching up with Guy Lefleur.
Wayne Gretzky holds the record for total points in the NHL (2857).