Representative of Russia to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Pavel Bure at the opening of the All-Russian Hockey Day at VDNKh, in a conversation with , he said that the 1500th point Alexandra Ovechkina in the NHL will be a big event for Russia.
On December 1, VDNKh organized the opening ceremony of the All-Russian Hockey Day with the participation of legends, managers and players of HC CSKA. The event was attended by Bure, Boris Mikhailov, Sergei Fedorov and other representatives of the Moscow army.
— Alexander Ovechkin scored the 1499th point of his career. It will soon celebrate its 1500th anniversary. This number fascinates you?
— Sasha represents Russia in the NHL, even though he plays for Washington. I think this achievement looks very cool – both for Ovechkin and for the country as a whole.
– But he is already 38 years old. It’s difficult to be productive in the NHL at this age.
— I don’t know, I didn’t play at 38, I already finished at 32. It was already difficult for me at 32,” Bure told .
Alexander Ovechkin’s next game will be Saturday night Moscow time when Washington plays in Las Vegas.
Source : MatchTV
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