“Outstanding players gathered in the top 10. And this is a special achievement. This is history. It's nice to be in the company of such great names, ”the Russian quoted the official website of the NHL.
He also spoke about extending the contract with the Capitals.
“I have another year and a half under the current contract, so we'll see,” Ovechkin added.
In the NHL regular season match with the New York Islanders (6: 4), Ovechkin scored a hat-trick and moved up to ninth in the list of best snipers. On this indicator, he caught up with Steve Aizerman, on account of which 692 goals.
Earlier it was reported that Ovechkin came in fourth in the NHL in hat tricks away.