Capitals’ Alex Alexeyev Takes Rookie Solo Lap Ahead of NHL Debut vs. Predators

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It was a very exciting moment for Washington Capitals defenseman Alex Alexeyev Wednesday night. The 22-year-old took the traditional rookie solo lap prior to warmups ahead of the team’s clash against the Nashville Predators at Capital One Arena.

Alexeyev, the Capitals’ first-round pick, 31st overall, in the 2018 NHL Draft, is the sixth Washington rookie to make his NHL debut this season.

The Capitals’ AHL affiliate Hershey Bears also tweeted congratulations to Alexeyev:

Alexeyev will slide onto the third defensive pairing with Matt Irwin.

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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1 Response to Capitals’ Alex Alexeyev Takes Rookie Solo Lap Ahead of NHL Debut vs. Predators

  1. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations Alex!

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