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The Cup In Moscow

07/07/2018 at 8:23pm EDT

from Tom Gulitti of NHL.com,

The biggest issue for Alex Ovechkin during the first of his two days with the Stanley Cup in Moscow was time.

The Washington Capitals captain wanted to give as many people in his hometown as possible the opportunity to see the Cup on Saturday. But even with the help of a police escort to navigate Moscow's notorious traffic, he felt like he was racing against the clock.

"You have so much that's going on in your mind, but as soon as you get it, you see the schedule," Ovechkin said. "You thought you were going to have 24 hours, right? But you basically have like 12 hours. So in 12 hours you have to do the maximum what you can."

Here's a rundown of how Ovechkin did it:


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