Alexander Ovechkin Quote
Paul Hunter (June 12, 2008) Ovechkin fashions himself a designer, The Toronto Star, p. S02.
“We never give up, we believe in each other, we believe in the coach, we believe in everybody. Only when you believe do you win the Stanley Cup.”
Associated Press (June 13, 2008) Clean Sweep - Capitals' Sensation, Ovechkin, Captures Hart and Pearson, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, p. D-6.
Ray Fittipaldo (May 29, 2008) Ovechkin: Wish I Were In Sid's Skates, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, p. D2.
“All friends and relatives supported me. I do not know what to say. This is the victory for all Russians, for the whole country. We won the gold medal we were dreaming about. We deserved it.”
World News Connection (May 18, 2008) Russian Forward Kovalchuk Says He Dreaming About This Victory, Moscow: Information Telegraph Agency of Russia.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlexander Ovechkin
Born: September 17, 1985 (age 32)
Bio: Alexander Mikhaylovich Ovechkin is a Russian professional ice hockey left winger and captain of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. Prior to playing in the NHL, Ovechkin played for HC Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Superleague for four seasons from 2001 until 2005.
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