Dallas Dallas forward Joe Pavelski equaled Washington Capitals Russian forward Alexander Ovechkin in goals scored in the NHL playoffs.
In the last match of the second round of the playoffs of the overseas league with Seattle, the American hockey player scored one puck, but his team lost with a score of 3:6.
Pavelski now has 72 goals in the NHL playoffs, on this indicator he caught up with Ovechkin. Hockey players share first place in goals scored in the Stanley Cup among active hockey players.
The legendary Canadian Wayne Gretzky, who scored 122 goals, leads this indicator in the history of the NHL.
Pavelski has been playing for Dallas since 2019, during the NHL lockout in the 2012/13 season, he defended the colors of Dynamo Minsk in the KHL.
The score in the series between Seattle and Dallas became equal, 3-3. The decisive seventh meeting will be held in Dallas on May 16.