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The Russian forward Washington capitals Alexander Ovechkin is recognized as the most valuable player of the playoffs for the Stanley Cup. This was reported on the website of the National hockey League (NHL).
In addition, a 32-year-old striker became the best scorer of the regular season and the playoffs. In the regular season, Ovechkin scored 49 times in the playoffs — 15.
Earlier on June 8, “Washington” beat “Vegas Golden knights” in the fifth meeting of the final series of the Stanley Cup with the score 4:3 for the first time in the history became the winner of the trophy. Ovechkin scored one of the goals of the “capitals”.
The last time Washington played in the Stanley Cup finals in 1998 when they lost to “Detroit Red wings”. The team won the title for the first time in 43 years of playing in the NHL. Ovechkin defends the colors of the “capitals” from 2005. Prior to that, he never reached the final of the playoffs.
Video, photo All from Russia.