Alex Ovechkin met Russian UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov after the Sharks game. He’s fighting for the lightweight championship in April.
Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was geeking out after the the Sharks game, and not just because his team ended a 25-year streak of rego futility in San Jose. UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov visited the Caps locker room after the game.
Ovechkin presented the number-two contender in the UFC Lightweight division with a customized number-one Stadium Series jersey.
Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson, and Ovechkin all signed the back.