For the longest time, we’ve been subjected to the national media telling us that Alex Ovechkin is selfish, eurotrash, and a coach killer. So forgive me if this feels like the same old story, but here’s another article dedicated to how the Russian machine made a kid’s night.
After every home game, whoever from the Caps is selected as one of the night’s three stars tosses a puck into the stands. Ovechkin, second star against the Avalanche, came out out of the locker room and waved to the crowd. Then he handed a puck to a tiny Caps fan right by the railing.
You’re going to need to check out this kid’s reaction.