, author: Plackhin A.

Alexander Ovechkin moves into 16th place on NHL all-time scoring list

The Russian left Canadian Stan Mikita behind.

Russian Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin is the 16th highest-scoring forward in NHL history.

He has 1,470 (815+655) points after scoring two goals and a power play against the San Jose Sharks (8:3).

Ovechkin surpassed Canadian forward Stan Mikita (1,467). The closest benchmark for Ovechkin is Sidney Crosby, currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins (1,482).