Alex Ovechkin Named NHL’s First Star of the Week Again


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Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named NHL’s number one star of the week, beating out two goaltenders I’ve never heard of in my life.

I think you’ll agree, Ovechkin had a pretty good week. He scored two last-minute game-tying goals, had a four goal game, bloodied Brayden Schenn with a huge body check, and helped make this tremendous holiday-themed music video. Oh, wait, I’m being told that making the music video did not impact voting.

Dammit, it should have though!

The NHL’s press release is below.

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