Alex Ovechkin’s Reaction To Jakub Vrana’s Goal is Absolutely Priceless

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The Capitals are currently tied with the Vegas Golden Knights 2-2 in
Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, with the Capitals’ most recent goal coming on a power play from captain Alex Ovechkin. Capitals rookie Jakub Vrana started the scoring of a potentially Stanley Cup-clinching game on a beautiful feed from Tom Wilson. 

While Ovechkin’s reaction to scoring his own goal was an example of the exuberant enthusiasm he plays with, his reaction to Vrana’s goal was downright priceless.

After receiving the pass from Wilson, Vrana went in all alone on Vegas goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and put the puck top-shelf for his third goal of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs and first of the contest. Vrana has played well in the first four games of the Stanley Cup Final and many felt that Vrana was due for a goal of his own. Ovechkin, who has been a man on a mission throughout the Capitals’ playoff run, seemed even more jubilant than usual.

Which, considering the magnitude and potentially historical game, shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who has watched Ovechkin this season.

By Michael Fleetwood

About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. His favorite player became former Capital Nate Schmidt after he met Schmidt in a Hershey hotel while in Hershey PA to see the Bears play, shortly after Schmidt was injured during a conditioning stint. Michael is also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Orioles, and enjoys photography, watching WildEarth TV's SafariLive live safaris, and watching animals in his spare time. (Photo by Adam Vingan in 2014 at the Capitals Development Camp).
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