“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Alexander Mikhaylovich Ovechkin is a Russian professional ice hockey left winger for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. He is the highest paid NHL player ever, signing a 13-year contract extension worth $124 million with the Capitals, the richest in NHL history. He lives in Arlington, Virginia.
He was the first overall selection in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, but due to the 2004-05 NHL lockout, he began play in the 2005-06 NHL season. During the 2007-08 season, he led the NHL with 65 goals and 112 points to capture the Richard and Art Ross Trophies.