Alex Ovechkin Met With Head Of Russian Olympic Committee On Wednesday

Photo: Russian Olympic Committee

Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin met with the President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Stanislav Pozdnyakov, on Wednesday in Moscow.

Pozdnyakov presented talismans to Ovechkin as a gift. Ovechkin provided an autographed photo in return.

No specific details regarding Wednesday’s meeting with Pozdnyakov have been released.

Ovechkin was asked in a recent interview if he had any goals left for his hockey career.

“Victory at the Olympics is my immediate global goal.”

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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