Washington owner talks fear over Ovechkin 17:10

Washington Capitals owner Tedd Leonsis spoke about his fear associated with Russian forward and team captain Alexander Ovechkin. His words lead the way Wtop.

“I lived with the fear that Alex would be the best player to never win the Stanley Cup. I lived with that anxiety and desire to get results, and I was relieved when we won the Stanley Cup: “Oh! We did it,” Leonsis said.

Washington won the Stanley Cup in 2018.

In the first round of the National Hockey League (NHL) 2023/24 season play-offs, Washington faced the New York Rangers, which featured Russian hockey players: goaltender Igor Shesterkin and forward Artemy Panarin. The Capitals did not win a single game and lost the series by a score of 0-4. Ovechkin could not score in these matches.

Ovechkin played in a total of 79 regular season games during the NHL season, scoring 31 goals and 34 assists, and appearing in four playoff games (without a point). The sniper record of Canadian Wayne Gretzky continues to follow. Ovechkin sits second, 41 goals behind the Canadian; There are currently 853 goals scored by the Russian.

Previously Dziuba published Photo with Ovechkin.

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Source: Gazeta


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