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Alex Ovechkin is 22 years old and born on September 17, 1985 in Moscow, Russia. He is 6ft, 2in and 220 lbs and he was drafted in 2004 by the Washington Capitals. He was drafted number 1 overall in the first round. He play's left wing, shoot's right handed and he currently lives in Arlingotn, Virginia. Alex started playing hockey at age 7 and he had one brother named Sergei who enjoyed watching his brother play hockey. Alex has been playing in the NHL for 4 years now and will continue to play and get better. On October 5, 2005 Alex scored his first goal of his career while helping his team get a win but during that win he scored two goals. In 2005 his rookie year in the NHL he was voted to the NHL All-Star Game and he was voted back to the All-Star Game again in 2006. In 2005 he also won the NHL Rookie of the Year Award also he set the record for most shots on goal by a rookie with 425 goals. He also in 2005 set a team record with the most regular season goals by a rookie with 52. He also set the record for most assists in the regular season for a rookie with 54 and most points in the regular season by a rookie with 106. Hockey fans everywhere believe that Ovechkin will do many more great things for his team and the league. Plus people think he will pass and set many team and NHL records.

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