Panarin scored 199 goals in the NHL and surpassed Kozlov in the list of the best Russian snipers.
MOSCOW, January 16 – RIA Novosti. Russian forward “New York Rangers” Artemy Panarin took 19th place in the list of the best snipers in the history of the National Hockey League (NHL) championships among Russians.
In a match against the Montreal Canadiens, which ended in a 1-2 loss for the Blueshirts, Panarin scored the New York team’s only goal. It was his 199th goal in his NHL career. By this indicator, he surpassed Viktor Kozlov (198 goals) and rose to the clean 19th place among the Russians in the list of the best snipers in the history of the league. It took Panarin 552 matches to reach this mark.
The Russian player’s next goal will be his 200th goal in the NHL. According to this indicator, he will be on par with Valery Kamensky, who is the 18th top scorer in the NHL among the Russians. First place in the rating belongs to the Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin (810 goals).
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