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Malkin caught up with Pavel Bure in the number of goals in the NHL


MOSCOW, Mar 24 Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin is fifth place in terms of the number of washers among Russians in the National Hockey League (NHL), equaling Pavel Bure in this indicator. On the night of March 23-24, Moscow time, Pittsburgh lost to the Buffalo Sabers in shootouts (3: 4), Malkin scored 2 (1 puck + 1 assist) points. The goal was his 437th in the NHL. Malkin caught up in the number of goals with Pavel Bure, who also has 437 goals. In fourth place in the list of the best Russian NHL snipers is Ilya Kovalchuk (443 goals). Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin (770) is in the lead, Sergei Fedorov is in second place (483), Alexander Mogilny is in third (473). Of the current players in the top 5 Russian NHL snipers, only Malkin and Ovechkin are included. Malkin was selected by Pittsburgh in the 2004 draft in the first round under the overall second number. He has been playing for the team since 2006, with the exception of the 2012/13 lockout, when he played for Metallurg Magnitogorsk, of which he is a pupil. In total, the Russian has 1132 (437 goals + 695 assists) points in 969 NHL games. He is the third Russian scorer in the history of the NHL, Ovechkin is in the lead (1396 points), Fedorov (1179) is the second.

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