“Washington” on its ice took “Carolina” in the decisive seventh game of the series of play-offs of the Stanley Cup. Guests won the meeting in overtime with a score of 4: 3.

At the end of the match on the Stanley Cup Twitter, an entry appeared, addressed to the captain of the Moscow club Alexander Ovechkin.

– Dear Ovechkin, I do not say goodbye, but I say see you soon. Best regards, Stanley Cup, says the post.


Ovechkin in the match recorded in his name an assist. The Russian striker scored 126th (65 + 61) points in the Stanley Cup, and on this indicator he reached 49th place in history, surpassing the results of Patrick Eliash and Brad Park. Ovechkin shares the 49th line with Maurice Richard, in honor of whom the award is named, which is awarded to the best sniper in the NHL regular season.

Ovechkin, as well as his team-mates Yevgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov, were summoned to the Russian national team for the upcoming world championship.

Carolina will play in the second round of the playoffs with the New York Islanders.

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