Artemy Panarin passed Larionov in the list of the best scorers in the history of the NHL among Russians
New York Rangers forward Artemy Panarin has overtaken three-time Stanley Cup winner Igor Larionov in the list of top scorers in the history of the National Hockey League (NHL) among Russians. This is reported by the correspondent of “Lenta.ru”.
In the meeting of the regular season against the Pittsburgh Penguins (6:0), which took place on the night of Sunday, March 19, Panarin scored a double and brought the number of points scored in his overseas career to 646 (209 goals and 437 assists). For this, the Russian took 577 games.
Larionov scored 644 points (169+475) in 921 matches. The former hockey player was in 15th place among the top Russian scorers, now Panarin has taken this position. The leadership is held by Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin, who has 1475 points (817 + 658).
Panarin has been playing in the NHL since 2015. In July 2019, he signed a seven-year contract with the Rangers.
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