Ovechkin commented on reaching 4th place in the list of NHL scorers

Washington striker Alexander Ovechkin commented on his 741st NHL goal following the regular season match against Buffalo (5-3).

The Russian forward entered the top 4 regular-season snipers in the history of the league. Alexander has 741 goals. According to this indicator, he caught up with Brett Hull. The 36-year-old Russian added two assists to the goal scored against Buffalo.

– Just walking, day after day. It's nice to be in this company. These are pretty big numbers, so let's just move on. Obviously nice to catch up with Hull. But I still have a few games in stock, – journalist Tom Gulitti quotes Ovechkin.


Wayne Gretzky holds the record for goals in the NHL (894), followed by Gordy Howe (801) and Jaromir Jagr (766).

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