Forward NHL, "Washington Capitals" Russian Alexander Ovechkin nominated for "Hart Trophy" — a prize to the best player of the regular season league. This is the official website of the NHL.
This season, former Moscow DynamoOvechkin scored in 48 matches, 56 points (32 goals, 24 assists). Crosby in 36 regular season games and scored 56 points (15, 41), Tavares — 47 points (28, 19) in 48 matches. He started the season a Russian or shaky or rolls, but later broke out and even managed to win"Maurice Richard Trophy", awarded to the best sniper League (forward, "capital" and was nominated for"Ted Lindsay Trophy"- A prize to the best player on the opinion of the players). The winner of the same"Hart Trophy"Ovechkin has become in 2008 and 2009.
Teams of three candidates for the "Hart" came out in the NHL playoffs, where they continue to fight to this day, and the "Pittsburgh Penguins" plays at this stage, it is against the "New York Islanders" (in the series 3-2 in favor of the "Penguins "). "Washington" in their series so far played a draw (2-2) with the "New York Rangers".
In addition to individual prize Ovechkin "Vezina Trophy", given to the best goalkeeper, the goalkeeper claims "Columbus Blue Jackets"Sergei Bobrovsky— Pupil "Metallurg" from Novokuznetsk.