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Alexander Ovechkin equals Canadian Gordie Howe’s record for goals for one club in the NHL

Russian striker “Washington Capitals” Alexander Ovechkin repeated the record of Canadian Gordie Howe in the National Hockey League (NHL). This was announced on the official website organizations.

On the night of Friday, November 4, Ovechkin scored the puck in a match with the Detroit Red Wings, which became his 786th career goal in the capital team. He thus equaled Howe in goals scored for a single club. The Canadian set this record while playing for Detroit from 1945 to 1971. The Russian series has been going on since 2005.

The puck thrown by Ovechkin was Washington’s only goal in this meeting. The match was held in Detroit and ended with the victory of the hosts with a score of 3:1.

Ovechkin takes third place in the list of the best scorers in the history of the league and is the best European hockey player in this indicator. The Russian, who hit the opponents’ gates 786 times, is inferior to Gretzky, who scored 894 goals, and his compatriot Gordie Howe (801 goals).

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