the Russian striker “Washington capitals” Alexander Ovechkin has told about his feelings after seven hundredth goals in his career, abandoned him in a match of the regular championship of NHL against “new Jersey devils”. The captain of “capital” do not doubt that sooner or later will reach the anniversary mark.
“I’m glad to be in good company. But now all behind and need to move on. We have a game with “Pittsburgh” and need to focus on it,” Ovechkin was quoted by the official website of the NHL.
“it is Clear that the closer you come to such an event, the more you think about it, when it happens. But I knew that ahead another 20 games before the end of the regular season, and sooner or later it had to happen,” added the Russian hockey player.
Alexander Ovechkin, scoring the 700-th goal in the match against “new Jersey”, became the eighth player in NHL history who have reached that mark. Earlier it was done, Wayne Gretzky, Gordie Howe, Jaromir Jagr to a, Brett hull, Marcel Dionne, Phil Esposito and Mike Gartner.