Alex Ovechkin Quotes

Alexander Mikhailovich "Alex" Ovechkin (????????? ?????????? ???????; IPA: [?l???ksandr ??v?et?k??n]; born 17 September 1985) is a Russian professional ice hockey winger and captain of the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Prior to entering the NHL, Ovechkin played for HC Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Superleague for four seasons, from 2001 until 2005, and returned to play for them briefly during the 2012–13 NHL lockout. A highly touted prospect, Ovechkin was selected by the Capitals first overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. With the 2004–05 NHL lockout cancelling the season, Ovechkin remained in Russia until 2005, joining the Capitals for the 2005–06 season. He won the Calder Memorial Trophy as rookie of the year, scoring 52 goals and 54 assists to lead all rookies with 106 points and finishing third overall in league scoring

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Alex Ovechkin


“I didn't score for four, five games and everybody is talking about it. Coach (Glen Hanlon) came to me after the second period and said, 'Don't think about it, just go out and enjoy your time.”

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“We finally beat this team, and I'm happy. He's a good player, but we don't think about each other. We play for a team and try to help the team to win.”

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“He help me a lot on the ice and off the ice.”

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“It's not for me. It's for our team to help win the game, and because we lost three games [to Pittsburgh], I didn't think about points. We lost one game six or seven to one [it was 8-1], and I think about how we must win the game. We win the game, and that [is] important for us right now.”

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“It's like a lottery. Sometimes it goes in, sometimes it doesn't.”

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“There was two second left in game. I don't know why he do it. He was disappointed we beat Toronto, I guess.”

Alex Ovechkin


“I have a couple moments in the third period where I have a chance to score goals, but I didn't score. We have six more games, we must forget this game.”

Alex Ovechkin


“I hope next season will be better. I think next season we'll go to the playoffs, for sure.”

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“The best goal I ever scored. I just went down and shot.”

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“I look forward to playing Friday and in the Olympics.”

Alex Ovechkin