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Captain “Washington capitals” Alexander Ovechkin spoke about a new contract in the National hockey League (NHL). His words are on the organization’s website.
The athlete said that before July 1, the club can’t negotiate with him. He admitted that he would like the rest of his career playing for the capitals, and called Washington their home. “It’s convenient to your family, you develop a close relationship with the city and team. We don’t want to go anywhere, it is our second home,” — said hockey player.
This summer, Ovechkin, talking about his / her professional future, did not rule out returning to Russia. He said he was considering various options, including the clubs of the Continental hockey League.
The Ovechkin plays for Washington since 2005. In 2018, the Russians led the capitals to first in the club’s history to win the Stanley Cup. The agreement with Russian capital’s team expires at the end of the season 2020/2021.
Video, photo All from Russia.