The Washington Capitals returned to the ice for the first time in four months on Monday for its first day of Phase 3 Training Camp. But I was immediately confronted with an existential crisis. Are the Capitals really back if Ovi’s not back in his office?
Tuesday, everything felt right again as Ovi ambled back into the left circle and slapped one-timers into the back of the net.
It’s the Ovi Shot from the Ovi Spot, you guys.
Alex Ovechkin from his office, yup, still got it. pic.twitter.com/rn0FctDtNS
— Samantha Pell (@SamanthaJPell) July 14, 2020
Someone, please inject these videos directly into my veins.
Alex Ovechkin bringing the heat from his office. pic.twitter.com/vc656vwAWl
— Tom Gulitti (@TomGulittiNHL) July 14, 2020
The vids were shot by the Washington Post’s Samantha Pell and the NHL.com’s Tom Gulitti, who were a handful of media allowed at practice, sitting on the balcony of MedStar Capitals Iceplex.
And now, here’s a bonus Ovi Office video from January featuring special guest star Nicklas Backstrom.
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Two all-time greats practicing one-timers. 😍 (Video: @vivianmoeglein)
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Yup, I missed this.
Screenshot courtesy of @TomGulittiNHL
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