A plateau interesting for John Tavares

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Continuing its glitz production with the Toronto Maple Leafs forward John Tavares has reached the plateau of 300 career goals, Thursday night.

“It’s always more satisfying when it all contributes to a big win,” said Tavares, on the web site of the national hockey League, after winning 4 to 2 Leafs face the New Jersey Devils. The credit goes to the many guys with whom I played during my career, because they have obviously been an important part to help me be successful.”

Since the beginning of this season, Tavares has an impressive harvest of 29 goals in 43 matches. He concluded the evening of Thursday, with two goals and one assist.

“I don’t really think my production offensive, was insured Tavares. I’m just trying to introduce myself and be as prepared as possible. I want to be a constant. I try to play well defensively and find different ways of producing in several situations, whether around the net, on the periphery or on the power play.”

With 301 goals precisely, Tavares is the 202e rank in the history of the NHL. At 28 years old, it will logically be the opportunity to continue to climb up the ladder.

Alex Ovechkin in the top 50

In this vein, it is the attacker, Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals, who joined the club of the 50 best pointers to the story on Thursday. By collecting his 1171e point in his career, he surpassed Bobby Hull in the 50th rank.

Has scored 639 goals, Ovechkin is found also at the 15th rank to this chapter, to a single net Dave Andeychuk. The Russian could, if he maintains the pace, the success of the eighth season of 50 goals or more in his career. “Ovi” has 32 goals in 43 games this season.