Alexander Ovechkin, a Washington Capitals forward, has been acknowledged as the third star on NHL match day. This information has been released by the official league website.
The Russian scored two goals in the regular championship game with the Winnipeg Jets. The score at the end of regular time was 4-4, and the Capital players were more accurate in the penalty shootout. Ovechkin missed, but the winning goal was scored by Martin Erat. Ovechkin has scored nine goals already this season, making him one of the top scorers in the league. The forward also has three assists in nine games.
First published in Russian in Lenta.ru
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