OREANDA-NEWS. Russian forward of the Washington Capitals Alexandr Ovechkin scored a goal against the Winnipeg Jets in the regular season match of the National Hockey League (NHL). This result allowed him to reach a clean first place in the sniper and bomber races with 27 abandoned goals and 55 points (27+28). The second place in both lists is occupied by Edmon Oilers forward Leon Dreisaitl with 26 goals and 54 points (26+28).

The match ended with the victory of the Washington Capitals with a score of 4:3. In the Eastern Conference of the NHL, the Washington Capitals are on the fifth line, having scored 53 points in 40 games.

Earlier it was reported that Winnipeg Jets forward Cole Perfetti said that since childhood he dreamed of meeting Ovechkin on the ice. «It will be a special match for me, my childhood dream will come true», the hockey player shared on the official Twitter of the Winnipeg Jets.