“Since I was little kid I always watch Capitals play,” André Burakovsky send when asked about his new team, minutes after Washington selected him 23rd overall in the 2013 NHL Draft. “I really like the club. I really like Backstrom, Ovechkin, the other players. I watched Washington and I’m really glad to represent them.”
Well, as soon as Burakovsky got done talking the media, he got a call from one those players he really likes. The 18-year-old Swede beams.
Below, check out the short video from CSN Washington.