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The Russian striker “Washington capitals” Alexander Ovechkin shared his emotions after the victory over the “Vegas Golden knights” in the final series of the Stanley Cup. The words of the captain “capital” lead site of the National hockey League (NHL).
“I feel almost like a dream. It was a long and difficult season. We’ve waited for this moment a long, long time. I waited for him from day one. And I’m happy to be associated with this organization and spent the last 13 or 14 years old. I’m incredibly excited and it’s hard for me to say,” admitted 32-year-old Ovechkin.
Earlier on June 8, “Washington” beat “Vegas” in the fifth match of the final series (4:3) and for the first time in its history, won the Stanley Cup. Ovechkin scored one of the goals and was voted the most valuable player of the playoffs of the tournament.
Ovechkin plays for the capitals since 2005. Before this season, the Russians have never reached the Stanley Cup finals.
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