Washington head coach speaks out about Ovechkin’s goalless streak
Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette commented on the goalless streak of 37-year-old team captain Alexander Ovechkin.
The Russian forward failed to score in the NHL regular season meeting with the Ottawa Senators.
Ovechkin failed to score for the fourth straight game. He is one puck away from Gordie Howe, who has 801 NHL goals to his credit. «The 801st goal will come. Ovechkin just needs to keep doing what he’s doing,» Laviolette told the NHL’s official website. It should be noted that Ovechkin ranks third in National Hockey League history.
The Russian forward scored 800 goals. Gordie Howe is on the second line with 801 pucks. Wayne Gretzky holds the record for the most goals in the NHL with 894 goals in the league.