family of sports in which two teams play
against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck
into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick. In many areas
, one sport (typically field hockey or ice hockey) is generally
referred to simply as "hockey".It is a also a really fun sport to. You meet lots of new freinds and people.
Ovechkin played for HC Dynamo Moscow of the Russian Superleague for four seasons,
from 2001 until 2005, and returned to play for them briefly during the 2012–13 NHL lockout.
A highly touted prospect, Ovechkin was selected by the Capitals first overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
With the 2004–05 NHL lockout cancelling the season, Ovechkin remained in Russia until 2005, joining the Capitals
for the 2005–06 season. He won the Calder Memorial Trophy as rookie of the year, scoring 52 goals and 54 assists to lead
all rookies with 106 points and finishing third overall in league scoring.
Ovechkin has led the NHL in goal scoring, and won the Rocket Richard Trophy, six times in his career.
He first did so in 2007–08 season, when he recorded 65 goals and 112 points.
He led the league in points, winning the Art Ross Trophy, and also won the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's most valuable
player and Lester B. Pearson Award as the best player as voted on by the NHL Players' Association.
Ovechkin would again win the Hart Trophy and Pearson Award in 2009, along with the Richard Trophy,
and won the Ted Lindsay Award (the renamed Pearson Award) for a third consecutive year in 2010;