Last night was played the next matches of the regular championship of National hockey League (NHL). The focus meeting was “Washington” and “Winnipeg” in which a historical event took place: Alexander Ovechkin scored his 600-th goal in career overseas, and “capital” were able to win in overtime.
Alexander Ovechkin opened the scoring early on, and approached the significant level, but soon, “Winnipeg” efforts of Nikolai Ehlers restored the equality. In the second period the captain of “Washington” is once again at the right time in the right place and scored a brace, that puck was his 600th in career in the NHL.
In the final game segment Patrick Laine made the score is tied and sent the game into overtime, but nothing could spoil the holiday “capital”. 4 minutes after the start of the additional period goal scored by Evgeny Kuznetsov and thus brought victory to his team.
“It’s an amazing feeling. I was lucky to finish the puck after a great save from the goalkeeper and I am very happy. Wife flew in from Moscow and was present at the stadium, she said she had a feeling that I will be able to score today. And at home, I was sick parents”, – quotes Alexander Ovechkin the League’s official site.
Thanks to this success Ovechkin has also recognized the first star of the game day in the NHL.
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