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A History of Alex Ovechkin’s Three Assist Games
Alex Ovechkin had his third three-assist game of the season Saturday, the most times he’s done that in a season in his career. Here are the games, results, and point totals:
|12/30/2017||vs NJD||W 5-2||0-3-3|
|12/6/2017||vs CHI||W 6-2||1-3-4|
|10/28/2017||vs EDM||W 5-2||0-3-3|
|11/2/2014||vs ARI||L 5-6||1-3-4|
|1/15/2010||vs TOR||W 6-1||1-4-5|
|11/6/2008||vs CAR||W 3-2||0-3-3|
|1/4/2007||vs MTL||W 5-1||0-3-3|
|12/6/2006||vs OTT||W 6-2||0-3-3|
|12/22/2005||@ WPG||W 6-5 (SO)||1-3-4|
|12/3/2005||vs NYR||W 5-1||1-3-4|
|4/17/2010||vs MTL||W 6-5 (OT)||1-3-4|
|5/11/2009||@ PIT||W 5-4 (OT)||0-3-3|
Something relatively unusual happened Saturday night in Edmonton: Alex Ovechkin had three assists. Ovi putting up a lot of points isn’t odd, but his three assist games don’t happen too often – at least in recent years.
It’s the 12th time he’s done it in a regular season game, plus twice in the playoffs. He also did it in the 2015 All Star game. Once, he had four assists.