Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

NHL: Ovi Breaks Record
20.11.2015 13:42
NHL: Ovi Breaks Record
Photo Credit:

Alex Ovechkin has hit the net for 484th time in his NHL career Thursday against the Dallas Stars at Verizon Center, becoming the top Russian-born scorer in the league.

      “Ovechkin's record-setting goal came against the Stars, just as Fedorov's did on Oct. 25, 2008,” says a news update on

      "Without my teammates I would never accomplish that," Ovechkin was quoted as saying.

      Ovechkin has 484 goals in 777 NHL games, one goal more than Fedorov scored in 1,248 NHL games.

      “Since reaching 483 goals on Nov. 7, Ovechkin thought he broke the record twice, but each time the goal was disallowed. He had gone four games without scoring.

      Ovechkin had the only assist on Fedorov's 483rd goal, scored for the Capitals against the Atlanta Thrashers on April 7, 2009,” says Katie Brown from

      Fedorov was known to be a mentor and friend to Ovechkin.

      Now Ovechkin is 16 goals away from becoming the 43rd player to score 500 NHL goals.

      “If Ovechkin scores his 500th goal this season, he will be the fifth-fastest player to do so in NHL history.Wayne Gretzky (575 games), Mario Lemieux (605), Mike Bossy (647) and Brett Hull (693) are the only players to score 500 goals in fewer than 700 games,” says

      You can watch the replay of the goal below. 


Author: Mikhail Vesely


Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

Russian Cinema  Anatoly Mariyengof  active holidays in Russia  politics  Exhibitions in Moscow  Art Auction  Russian economy  Moscow tours  Russian legislation  Moscow State University  Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games  Elbrus  Barnaul  Monuments to People  Internet in Russia  space news  Russian tourism  federal budget  train tickets Saransk  Russian companies  Lacquered Miniature Painting  Russian scientists  Sheremetyevo  Moscow Spring Festival  Adygea  Dmitrovsk Alps  Russian science  St. Petersburg  police  Leo Tolstoy  Russian airports  Yury Vizbor  Chelyabinsk Region  Russian business  MERS   Romanovs  Sapsan trains  Russian Photographers  Sergey Shnur  MSU  Russian natural reserves  Yury Sobolev  international reserves  World War II  Moscow  Russian Avant-Garde  Free Events  Exhibition Fairs  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Valery Gergiev 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites