New York Rangers Russian striker Artemi Panarin climbed to 15th place in the list of top scorers in NHL history among Russians, beating Igor Larionov .
Sunday night, Panarin scored twice in the Rangers’ home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins (6-0) in the NHL regular season.
The Russian forward scored 646 (209+437) points in 577 NHL regular season games during his career. He edged out two-time Olympic champion, three-time Stanley Cup winner and current Nizhny Novgorod Torpedo head coach Igor Larionov, who has 644 points (169+475) in 921 appearances. Russia’s scoring lag in NHL history is led by Washington forward Alexander Ovechkin, who scored 1,475 (817+658) points.
Panarin has played 69 games this season, in which he has scored 77 (22+55) points.
Source : MatchTV
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