Tag Archives: Russia

Alex Ovechkin Participates in New Soccer Stadium Opening in Moscow

Photo: @mishin_alexus Never a dull moment for the Great 8. After returning to Russia this week, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been a busy man. 

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Caps’ Russian Superstars Dominate in Worlds

Photo: RHF Two Capitals players killed it today in the IIHF Worlds for team Russia as the Red Machine shutout the Czech Republic 3-0 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. 

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Russia’s Entire U18 Team Replaced Due To Doping Allegations

Photo: Jana Chytilova / HHOF-IIHF Things may not be looking good for Russia’s junior hockey program. According to an article posted by a Russian website, Russia’s U-18 team was found using performance enhancing drugs the day prior to the World … Continue reading

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More Awards Hardware for Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin won an award this week for “Best Hockey Player in the World”, as a part of the “Award Ceremony of the Festival of Sport”.  The annual ceremony, held in Moscow this week, presented Alex with a Bronze statue … Continue reading

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