Alex Ovechkin Named One of the Washingtonians of the Year

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In January’s issue of the Washingtonian magazine, Alex Ovechkin received, in my opinion, one of his greatest accolades. He was named, along with 12 others, Washingtonian Of The Year. But it wasn’t for what you might think.

Ovechkin’s a sure-fire hockey hall of famer. He’s also the most accomplished local athlete and broken multiple records this season, including the Russian NHL goal record previously held by former Capital Sergei Fedorov. But it was Ovechkin’s charity work and impact on Special Hockey that was highlighted.

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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby made a cameo in the latest issue of Washingtonian Magazine. In it, The Holtbeast explains where he feeds and where he, his wife, and fellow Holtbabies reside. I always assumed it was a cave-like dwelling, covered by brush and leaves, but apparently it is not.

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