Alex Ovechkin got a lot accomplished in his final weekend in Russia before returning to DC. Ovi got engaged to his girlfriend Nastya Shubskaya on Friday, thanked his corporate sponsors that same night, and then played in a charity basketball game on Sunday (his final event before flying back).
In the midst all of that, Ovechkin did one thing more than any other: dance. The Russian machine became a Dance machine.
Brouwer conservatively celebrating. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott)
A few weeks ago, Michael Wurman, Director of Game Entertainment and TV Production for the Washington Capitals, teased a special goal celebration for Troy Brouwer. During the Capitals open practice at Verizon Center on January 17, Brouwer busted a move and performed PSY’s Gangnam Style dance in skates. Wurman threatened that once Brouwer scores, that footage would be seen again.
“That song. Oy,” Wurman said. “But the people have spoken, they want it.”
On Friday, after Brouwer scored his third goal of the year with a perfectly placed shot over Ilya Bryzgalov’s right shoulder, Wurman gave the people what they wanted.
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