Ovechkin is 14th in playoff goals
The Washington Capitals captain scored his 72nd career playoff goal in 14th place. Wayne Gretzky leads the way with 122 goals.
Alexander Ovechkin (Photo: Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire/Imago Images/Global Look Press)
Washington Capitals Russian forward Alexander Ovechkin scored in a 6-1 NHL playoff win against the Florida Panthers to rank 14th in Stanley Cup goals.
The 36-year-old forward scored his 72nd career playoff goal. Ovechkin surpassed six-time Stanley Cup winner Brian Trottier of the New York Islanders and Pittsburgh Penguins in this indicator.
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Ovechkin tied Patrick Marleau and Esa Tikkanen for playoff goals, who also have 72 goals apiece. In 13th place is Dino Sissarelli (73 goals). Wayne Gretzky leads the way with 122 goals.
Additionally, Ovechkin scored his 28th powerplay goal in the NHL playoffs. By this indicator, he ranked seventh in NHL history, equaling Evgeni Malkin and Denis Potvin. Topping the list is Brett Hull, who has 38 of these washers.
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