Alex Ovechkin has a long list of superstitions and pregame routines. From chest bumps, high fives, cup checks, and screaming at TJ Oshie, Ovi’s becoming rookie year Karl Alzner in front of our eyes.
Wednesday, while on the ice for warmups ahead of Game Two, Ovechkin squirted a bottle of gatorade on the ice around the bench. He does this before both home and away games, and Marc-Andre Fleury took special notice to this last night.
After Ovechkin makes ice art with his blue Gatorade, Fleury quickly grabs a bottom of yellow gatorade from the bench and squirts it in the general direction of Ovechkin and the Capitals bench.
All the good juju: GONE!
Though Ovechkin was skating away at the time, he noticed and skated back around and tapped Fleury on the pads with this stick as acknowledgment.
Both up for the Conn Smythe Trophy, Ovechkin and MAF are having fun out there and it shows in their gamesmanship.
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