Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin accepts the “All In Challenge” by Fanatics, which encourages every athlete, sports team, celebrity, and artist to join the challenge to provide food for those in need during the Coronavirus pandemic. Ovechkin is auctioning off a two-day experience featuring a 30-minute one-timer lesson from his office, four tickets to the Capitals game the following day, a signed game-used stick, and much more!
I have accepted the @allinchallenge I hope we can help lots of people!!!Go to https://t.co/uEGxqcZLJ9 and see what you can do!! I also want to challenge my boy Ryan Zimmerman from the @nationals the @capitals organization and @snoopdogg to
go ALL IN to help!!! #allinchallange pic.twitter.com/OlrIrlzHWI
— Alex Ovechkin (@ovi8) April 19, 2020
“I want you and your friend to come to Washington, D.C. to meet me at my office after practice,” he said in a recent video. With a starting bid of $10,000, Ovechkin’s office lessons have already reached $13,500.
The Great Eight Experience:
- 100% of the money raised through this Game/Auction will go directly to Feeding America, Meals On Wheels, World Central Kitchen and No Kid Hungry
- 30-minute one-timer shot lesson with Alex Ovechkin after a Capitals practice
- Four (4) round-trip coach airfare tickets included (domestic travel only)
- Four (4) tickets to the game the following day
- Ground transportation to and from the destination city airport included
- Lesson will take place at the Washington Capitals practice facility (Medstar Capitals Iceplex)
- Mutually agreed upon date
- Ovechkin will autograph and give you his game-used stick
- Post-game locker room access
- Two-night (2) hotel stay included
- Delivery Timing: Prize delivery time will be mutually agreed upon and determined at a later date when it is safe to do so.
For more information or to place a bid, click here. The auction ends at 9 PM ET on Friday, May 1. Ovechkin challenged Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and rapper Snoop Dogg.
Other NHL-related auctions up for bid include New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist’s one-of-a-kind, game-used mask, a fun day with Dallas Stars center Tyler Seguin, New Jersey Devils Prudential Center hockey and concert experience, and a choice of center ice seats or suite and Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews’ game-used jersey.
By Della Young