NBC Sports predicts Ovechkin will break Gretzky’s record in November 2024
MOSCOW, February 1 – RIA Novosti. American television channel NBC Sports calculatedWashington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin will break Wayne Gretzky’s record in the National Hockey League (NHL) in November 2024.
The captain of the capital club averages 50.3 points in 82 games during the regular season. To break the NHL sniper record, the Russians will need 135 matches.
Ovechkin ranks second in the list of the best scorers in NHL history. Due to 812 goals scored in the regular season. 82 goals behind Gretzky. In the current draw of the regular season, the Russian player scored 32 goals in 52 matches.
Ovechkin is a graduate of Dynamo Moscow, for which he won the Gagarin Cup in 2013. The striker became a three-time world champion as part of the Russian national team. He won the Stanley Cup with Washington in 2018. His current contract with Capitals runs until the end of the 2025-26 season.
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