Ovechkin is widely regarded as one of the greatest hockey players of his generation and is often referred to by his nickname, "Ovi."
Ovechkin began his hockey career in Russia, playing for Dynamo Moscow in the Russian Superleague (now known as the Kontinental Hockey League or KHL). He quickly gained recognition for his exceptional scoring ability and dynamic playing style. In 2004, Ovechkin was selected first overall by the Washington Capitals in the NHL Entry Draft.
Since joining the Washington Capitals in the NHL, Ovechkin has become the face of the franchise and a dominant force in the league. Known for his incredible shot, explosive speed, and physicality, Ovechkin has consistently been among the league's leading goal-scorers. He has a powerful and accurate shot, particularly from his favored spot on the left side of the ice.
Ovechkin has won numerous awards and accolades throughout his career. He has received the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy as the NHL's leading goal-scorer a record nine times, including seven consecutive seasons from 2007 to 2013. Ovechkin has also been named to the NHL First All-Star Team multiple times and has won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's Most Valuable Player three times.
In addition to his success in the NHL, Ovechkin has represented Russia in international competitions. He has won several medals for his country, including gold medals at the World Championships and the Winter Olympics.
Beyond his on-ice achievements, Ovechkin is known for his charismatic personality and his love for the game. He has been a fan favorite, known for his exuberant goal celebrations and his interactions with teammates and fans. Ovechkin's combination of skill, passion, and longevity in the NHL has solidified his place among the greatest players in the history of the sport.
This autographed photo of Ovechkin will be custom framed with an engraved plaque.
Certificate of authenticity included.
Framed Dimensions: 28" x 26"