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McDavid Wins First Career Award, Ovechkin Holds 9-Time Record

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Moscow, April 15 – Canadian forward and Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid has won the Maurice Richard Award for the first time in his career.
The award is given to the top scorer in the regular season. McDavid scored 64 goals in 82 matches. For the 26-year-old Canadian, this award was the first in his career. And the record holder in the NHL for the number “Morris Richard Trophy” is the Russian striker and captain of the “Washington Capitals” Alexander Ovechkin (9).

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McDavid also won the Art Ross Trophy, an award given to the player with the most points in the regular season. The Edmonton forward has 153 points (64 + 89). McDavid has received five Art Ross Awards in his career. Wayne Gretzky (10) holds the NHL record for the number of leading scorers in a season won.

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