Tag Archives: Russia
“Wow, You Know My Name”: Blue Jackets’ Kirill Marchenko Gushes After Meeting Idol Alex Ovechkin
Bally Sports Columbus Since he entered the National Hockey League, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has become not only the inspiration to scores of young hockey players in the DMV, but in his native Russia. Ahead of the Caps’ Tuesday … Continue reading
Report: Wild’s Kaprizov Leaves Russia, Expected To Return To Minnesota On Tuesday
Photo: NHLPA Minnesota Wild left-wing Kirill Kaprizov got out of Russia last week via Turkey and landed in New York over the weekend, according to The Athletic’s Michael Russo. He is expected to fly to St. Paul on Tuesday.
Report: Minnesota Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov Potentially Linked To Fraudulent Military ID Scandal In Russia, Has Already Returned To U.S.
Photo: NHL.com Minnesota Wild star left-wing Kirill Kaprizov may be a wanted man in Russia, his home country, for buying a fraudulent military identification. The 25-year-old returned to Russia on June 26.
Report: Alex Ovechkin Declined Capitals’ Request To Remove Vladimir Putin From Profile Photo, Deactivate Instagram Account; Citing Fear For Family’s Safety
Photo: Alex Ovechkin/Twitter Over the past few weeks, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has received significant backlash in the wake of his native Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for keeping the profile picture of he and Russian President Vladimir Putin on … Continue reading
“I’d Say We’re Not As Aggressive As We Normally Are, It’d Have to Make Sense”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Speaks To the Media Ahead of the Trade Deadline
On Wednesday, Washington Capitals General Manager and Senior Vice President Brian MacLellan spoke to the media ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline, which is on Monday, March 21 at 3:00 P.M. ET. He discussed a wide variety of topics, including … Continue reading
“We Are Fighting Hard, Doing Our Best”: Former Washington Capitals Forward Dmitri Khristich Sends Message From Ukraine
NHL While the National Hockey League’s regular season has continued as planned, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has weighed heavy on the minds of many of its players, past and present. Among them is former NHL and Washington Capitals forward … Continue reading
Former Dynamo Moscow Player and Coach Alexei Kudashov on Alex Ovechkin, “He’s All About Emotions and Desire to Play”
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), an interview … Continue reading
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
Three Years As The Ovechkins: Russian Magazine ‘People Talk’ Feature On Alex Ovechkin and Wife Nastya
People Talk Magazine With the third anniversary of Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s marriage to Nastya Shubskaya falling on July 8, 2020, and July 8 being the Russian Day of Family, Love, and Fidelity [a hybrid Church-State holiday, that occurs … Continue reading
Before He Became The Great Eight: An Interview With 18-year old Alex Ovechkin
Back in 2004, Trans World Sport conducted an interview with a then-18-year old Alex Ovechkin. Trans World Sport is a British company whose objective is to “bring its viewers the best, the most interesting, and most informative stories from the … Continue reading