The Russian captain and Washington Capitals forward talked about the main focus of the new NHL season. Ovechkin is currently 114 goals behind NHL record holder Wayne Gretzky.

“What are my goals for this season? The most important thing is that we get into the playoffs. When you go further, it’s a completely different season. There are 82 games to come, that’s enough difficult, there are a lot of injuries and other nuances, so the main task is to get into the playoffs, we’ll see.

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What sport do we want to give Seryozha to? Yes, we are not tied to any type of sport. Whatever he chooses, he chooses. As soon as he started to walk well, he almost immediately picked up a stick. We even have a video of him throwing the puck on the hook at two years old, she flips in the air and he catches her. Even adults aren’t always successful in this trick,” Hello! Russia quotes Ovechkin.

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