Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
2. Ovechkin scored two goals in a 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.
106. Ovechkin added 54 assists to the 52 goals.
Daniel Briere. Gaustad came back at Ovie for the cheap hit, that started a brawl.
HC Dynamo Moscow. Ovechkin played at Dynamo Moscow from 2001-2004.
Washington Capitals. Ovie was drafted 1st overall by the Caps in 2004.
Left wing. Ovechkin began playing left wing when he played in Russia.
2004. Sadly, Ovechkin was picked the year that the NHL was in the lockout.
|What team in the Russian Super League, later the Kontinental Hockey League, did Alex play for before coming to the Washington Capitals?||Do You Know Alexander Ovechkin?
Dynamo Moscow. Alex played for Dynamo Moscow before coming to the NHL, however he did sign a contract with Avangard Omsk, but never did play for them.
Florida Panthers. Ovechkin's birthday was 2 days past the cutoff date that season making him ineligible to be drafted in 2003. Rick Dudley, the General Manager of the Florida Panthers thought otherwise. He claimed the pick was legitimate because of leap years. Alex was drafted the next season (1st overall) by the Washington Capitals.
13. In the 2007-08 season, he won the Rocket Richard and Art Ross trophies.
Basketball. Tatyana won two gold medals playing for Russia in the Summer Olympics, in 1976 and 1980.
Left Wing. Alex plays left wing, although he sometimes plays the point on the powerplay.
|In December 2006, Alex equaled the record for fastest overtime goal. How many seconds into overtime did it take him to score?||Do You Know Alexander Ovechkin?
6 seconds. Alex scored 6 seconds into the overtime period in a game against the Atlanta Thrashers on December 15, 2006. Alex equaled the record time, shared/set by Mats Sundin and David Legwand.
7. The streak lasted from February 10 - March 8, 2006.
52. Alex scored 52 goals as a rookie, 46 as a sophomore, and 65 in his 3rd year in the league.
Moscow, Russia. Alex was born September 17, 1985 in Moscow, Russia.