A hockey academy named after Alex Ovechkin is being planned to be built in Moscow
TASS, Russia’s largest news agency (which is owned by the Russian government), recently reported on a huge honor Alex Ovechkin will be receiving in his hometown.
A hockey academy named after Ovechkin entitled “Alexander Ovechkin’s professional hockey academy” is to be built in Moscow on the Mnevnikovskaya Floodplain. Ovechkin’s hockey school will be a part of a large sporting complex that includes an ice arena named after Olympic gold medalist Tatiana Navka. Navka is married to Dmitry Peskov, the press spokesman for Vladimir Putin.