The meeting between the Washington Capitals and the Chicago Blackhawks at the Capital One Arena stadium ended with a crushing victory for the owners of the stadium. “Washington Capitals” defeated the enemy with a score of 6:1.
The final goal in the 55th minute of the match was scored by a Russian hockey player in the Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin. This puck became the 821st for the athlete’s career and brought him closer to the Canadian record Wayne Gretzky one more position – now their gap is 73 goals.
In the same meeting, Ovechkin made his 30th assist of the season, which, in total with 41 goals scored for the season, gives him 71 points.
Thanks to a successful transfer and a goal scored, Ovechkin entered the top five Russian hockey players with 70 points for the season.