Ovechkin gave the car to American children
The Russian winger "Washington Capitals' Alexander Ovechkin received after the All-Star Game Honda car and gave his children's hockey school.Russian hockey team donated a car school, which is based in Northern Virginia. This school has a 10-year-old girl, Anna Schaub with Down syndrome, who previously met with Ovechkin."Everyone has seen how I have tried to get this car. Perhaps someone hated me at that moment, because I have a lot of cars, but I just decided to give this car the children's school. I hope that the other guys do the same, "- quoted Ovechkin Washingtonpost.c om.
Ovechkin got the car after Star Game National Hockey League (NHL), in which Jonathan Toews team defeated the team of Nick Foligno with a score of 17:12. Alexander Ovechkin played for Nick Foligno.Car Honda was supposed to get the most valuable hockey player Star Game, and Ovechkin they did not. However, the Group's management decided to still give the car Russian citizen, when he learned that he was going to do with it.
"The idea was that if Ovechkin will not be the most valuable player of the match, we will see if we can do something else - said the advertising manager of the Japanese car manufacturer Nick Lee. - As soon as it became known that he was going to give it to charity, we thought it was a good idea.Our company is willing to engaged in charity, we are engaged in youth hockey. At Alexandra there are several charitable projects in which he is engaged. So we decided that it's a great story. This was a decisive moment, because the machine does not get Ovechkin, it is for charity, for children. "Alexander Ovechkin said he wanted to get the car even before Sunday's game, during a stellar pick, when the captains of the participating teams Star Game players choose. According to tradition, the last two players who are chosen captains are prepared cars. Ovechkin was present at the ceremony with a banner on which was written: "I want to be the last. I need a car".Ovechkin applied power reception. Photo GloballookpressForward "Chicago" Patrick Kane responded to Ovechkin behavior that advised him to "just buy a car." The popular blog Puck Daddy there was a record: "At its last year's salary Ovechkin could buy a hundred of these machines."
For a long time Ovechkin did not choose any one of the captains. As a result, he was chosen by 33-set tiebreak. Machinery as a result got Ryan Ryan Nugent-Hopkins ( "Edmonton") and Filip Forsberg ( "Nashville").Alexander Ovechkin stands for "Washington" in 2005. In the first season, Ovechkin won the award for "Calder Trophy", having managed to get around in voting Sidney Crosby. In 2008 he received the "Art Tross Trophy", has to his credit a lot of other individual awards. Repeatedly Ovechkin scored in a season more than 100 points for performance.
In January 2008, the Russian striker signed with the capital club a 13-year contract worth $ 124 million. It was the first hockey player in NHL history, which concluded a contract worth more than $ 100 million. So far, Ovechkin never took the Stanley Cup. In a match of NHL star Russian forward was six times, which is a Russian record.