WAYNE GRETZKY SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON ALEX OVECHKIN TARGETING HIS NHL GOAL RECORD
BY S. HARPER
That player is the Great 8 of Washington Capitals, captain Alex Ovechkin. The Russian star would score 3 goals for the hat trick in a 7-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks to reach 800 NHL career goals last night (Tuesday).
As Ovi continues his achievement to become the greatest goal scorer in NHL history the Great One, Wayne Gretzky appears to be a huge Ovechkin fan and hopes Ovi can break the record. Check out his comments with Hockey Insider Greg Wyshynski:
Ovi is one goal away from tying Mr Hockey Gordie Howe who was a mentor to Wayne Gretzky, now it appears Gretzky appears to be doing the same with Ovi as continues his goal to become the new all time goal leader.
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