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Alexander Ovechkin

by (author) Geoffrey Lansdell

Editions de la Montagne Verte
Initial publish date
Oct 2009
Hockey, Sports
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2009
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Alexander Ovechkin has exploded onto the hockey scene, establishing himself as the most electrifying player and compelling personality in the NHL: * He made his professional hockey debut as a 16-year-old for Moscow Dynamo in the Russian Super League * Drafted first overall by the Washington Capitals in 2004, he won Rookie of the Year in the 2005-06 NHL season * In 2007-08, Ovechkin became the first player in NHL history to win four major awards in the same season: the Rocket Richard Trophy (most goals), the Art Ross Trophy (most points), the Lester B. Pearson Award (Most Outstanding Player) and the Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP) * In 2009, he received his fourth consecutive Kharlamov Trophy, an award given to the best Russian player in the NHL * In 2008, at only 23 years old, Ovechkin negotiated his own contract with the Washington Capitals for $124 million -- the most lucrative contract ever signed in the NHL. * And much more...

About the author

CARLA MacKAY was raised in Espanola, Ontario, and has kept track of every book she has read since she was 10 years old. So, when she recently moved to Edmonton from Toronto with her longtime beau, they started their own publishing and editorial services company. Carla is an avid runner and has completed two marathons.

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