Jacob Lilja: Ovechkin is one of the best in history, I respect this man
MOSCOW, August 28 – RIA Novosti, Alena Sulizova. Swedish forward Jacob Lilja of the Continental Hockey League (KHL) “Dynamo” Moscow club called the captain of the “Washington Capitals” Alexander Ovechkin one of the best hockey players in history.
Ovechkin, 36, graduated from Dynamo Moscow in 2013, where he won the Gagarin Cup. In 2018, he won the Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals. With 780 goals, the Russian ranks third on the list of the greatest goalscorers in National Hockey League (NHL) history, behind Gordie Howe (801) and Wayne Gretzky (894).
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