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).