Captain "Washington Capitals" Alexander Ovechkin commented the scoring double in the away game with Tampa Bay Lightning (6: 3) and reached the goal of 50 goals in a season
"It's great to be in a company with such legendary names. But I'm ready to say again – my career is not over yet. I still have a few seasons to play. The third period showed that we're done to fight, to play the power game I think we played solid hockey with Tampa The opponent has excellent players but we showed them who the Stanley Cup is We want to meet them at one of the playoff stages "There was a great series last year, it will be interesting," said Ovechkin on NBC.
Ovechkin in the sniper race is leading with four goals from Leon Dreizeitlya from the Edmonton Oilers. In total, Alexander scored 88 points this season in 78 games – 51 goals and 37 assists.
Great Russian on the edge of Gretzky! Ovechkin again scored 50 goals for the season
For the eighth time in his career.