The Russian has scored 28 goals in 40 NHL games this season.

Thus, he updated his league record for goals in the first 40 games of the season (27 goals) among players over 36 years old.

Recall that Ovechkin scored the 808th goal in his career in the NHL.

He ranks second in the list of the best snipers in history.

Leader - Wayne Gretzky (894).

Earlier it was reported that the NHL published a list of the top five scorers in 2022.