Ovechkin and Gretzky will play against each other

Legendary canadian hockey player Wayne Gretzky and one of the best NHL players of the present time Alexander Ovechkin will play against each other in the hockey simulator NHL 20, the Washington Post reported.

Meet face-to-face on the virtual ice with two hockey legends will take place on April 22. The initiator of such a battle made Gretzky. He saw Instagram as Ovechkin plays hockey with his son and turned to the captain “Washington” with the offer to fight.

hockey Stars will play in the NHL 20, while the season is in real hockey suspended indefinitely due to pandemic coronavirus.

Gretzky during his career earned the nickname “the Great”. He four times won the Stanley Cup, is the champion of the NHL in points (2857) and goals (894). 59-year-old Gretzky during his playing career, has received many individual awards.

Ovechkin, who is 34 years old, once won the Stanley Cup. During his career in the NHL Russian forward scored 706 goals and scored 1278 points.