Tag Archives: Alexander Filippov

Alex Ovechkin’s First Hockey Coach Alexander Filippov, “I Have to Be the Best, That’s His Mentality”

Photo: Sport24 Russia Sport24 recently aired an extended feature on Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, as part of their series on the development of hockey stars from different parts of Russia. The feature included an interview with Ovechkin’s parents (here) … Continue reading

Posted in Coach, News, NHL, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Alex Ovechkin’s Childhood Path To The Game Of Hockey

Photos: Chamionat At age 8, Alex Ovechkin had not yet even skated, but two years later, he dominated on the ice. The Russian media outlet Championat recently published an article that traced the beginning of Alex Ovechkin’s start in hockey, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment