You voted and the NHL listened.
Alex Ovechkin’s wild and crazy summer with the Stanley Cup has been named the best Twitter moment of the 2018-19 season.
The NHL announced the news on Wednesday ahead of their award show in Las Vegas hosted by Kenan Thompson.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) June 19, 2019
The ‘Summer of Ovi’ received 32 percent of the fan vote, narrowly beating out ‘Gritty Breaks The Internet’, which got one point less.
The swimming-in-the-fountains video was originally taken by Caps fan Kelsey G. at the Georgetown Waterfront.
Here's a closer shot if you're interested pic.twitter.com/r58vpkBjTs
— Kelsey G. (@KGras13) June 9, 2018
Ovechkin also won the Fan Choice Award for best smile for this pic.
I’m a yes.
Ovechkin got 46 percent of the vote, destroying the competition (Jeff Carter 29%, Dustin Byfuglien 13%, and Jason Demers 12%).
Ovechkin is also set to receive the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy tonight as well after leading the NHL with 51 goals this season.
Headline photo: NHL
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