You Can Be Alex Ovechkin’s Neighbor

Craig Brownstein of PuckBuddys writes for Russian Machine Never Breaks.

4822 16TH ST N, Arlington, VA 22205

The close-in DC suburb of Arlington is known for its quaint neighborhoods of leafy tree-lined streets and charming bungalows, the best bowls of the pho this side of Ho Chi Minh City, guys in brown flip-flops, and a Starbucks on every other corner.

While the debate continues whether or not DC is a hockey town, there’s no doubt Arlington, Virginia is. The team’s state-of-the-art practice facility is located there, and it’s also the town that many Caps players call home. Rarely a day goes by without a player sighting: Greenie zipping by on his Vespa, Sasha queued up in a McDonald’s drive-thru, or Brooksie offering roadside assistance to a stranded motorist.

And now some lucky Caps fan has the opportunity to put himself in the middle of all that action and to become neighbors to not just a Caps player, but the captain. A lovely four-bedroom, two-bath home on 16th Street, just a few doors down from Ovie’s is on the market, but you better act fast.

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