Glasses Ovechkin and Kuznetsov did not save «Washington» in a match with «Colorado»
Russian forwards Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored two points in the regular season of the National hockey League (NHL), but Washington lost to Colorado on home ice. After the first period, the visitors were leading 4:0, final score of the match — 6:3.
Ovechkin scored the fifth goal of the season late in the third period. Also on account of his assists. He was named the third star of the match.
In career in the NHL, the 34-year-old Ovechkin scored 1218 points and came in 43rd place among the best scorers in League history, ahead of striker Jeremy Roenick (1216) and defender Larry Murphy (1217). To stay ahead of Jean Beliveau, Ovechkin needs to score two points.
Kuznetsov after a three-match suspension for cocaine use is gaining points for performance in each game. In the meeting with «Colorado» on account of his two assists. Once assisted the partner of another Russian player «Washington» — defender Dmitry Orlov.
In the composition of Colorado’s first goal of the season was scored by Russian Nikita Zadorov. The defender scored in the seventh minute, making the score 2:0.
Washington in seven games won three times and is in fifth place in the Eastern conference. «Colorado» from the start of the championship won all five meetings and leads the West.