Crosby overtakes Ovechkin on NHL all-time leading scorer list
In Washington (USA) at the stadium “Capital One Arena” ended the next match of the regular season of the National Hockey League, in which the Washington Capitals hosted the Pittsburgh Penguins. The meeting ended with the victory of the guests with a score of 4:1.
Canadian striker Sidney Crosby, who scored in this game with an assist, managed to reach the sole 18th place in the list of the best scorers in the NHL, overtaking Russian striker Alexander Ovechkin after a face-to-face meeting with a competitor. Alexander has 1423 (788+635) points. Crosby has one more. Closest target – Brian Trottier (1425) – one point from Crosby.
Ovechkin has made 15 appearances this season in the NHL, scoring eight goals and five assists. In total, during his career in the NHL on account of the Russian striker 1290 matches, in which he scored 788 goals and made 635 assists.