For the 16th time in his career, Ovechkin has scored 65 or more points in a season, according to the NHL Press Service. According to this indicator, he came out in sixth place in the history of the league. The Russian beat the legends Steve Yzerman and Mats Sundin. They had 15 seasons with 65+ points.
Ovechkin skipped Washington practice ahead of next NHL game
The careers of Marcel Dionne (17), Wayne Gretzky, Ron Francis, Jaromir Jagr (18 each) and Gordie Howe (20) have been more productive.
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