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Video- They Used To Call Him Alex

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In 2005, Alex Ovechkin arrived from Russia as one of the most highly-touted prospects in hockey history. He wasn't a blast from the sport's storied past.  He was the future, and transformed what a hockey player could be. In Episode 1 of the three-part series From Alex to Ovi we discover who Alex was prior to his arrival in North America. This is a closer look at Alex before he would become Ovi and change the face of hockey forever.

 

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d ca's avatar

My favorite Ovie moment from having lived in the Wash DC area was when he almost decapitated himself and Mike Green when they were screwing around…Video is on youtube if you haven’t seen it

Alex Ovechkin almost kills self, Mike Green in utility cart

Posted by d ca on 09/04/20 at 02:43 AM ET

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