Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named a captain for the NHL All-Star game. Ovechkin is a very deserving candidate for the honor.
On and off the ice Ovechkin has made a big impact for the NHL. Ovechkin has 26 goals this season and 17 assists. Ovie also has a plus 12 plus minus which means he is playing good defensively too.
With the NHL changing the way they do the All-Star games being a captain is even more of an honor.
Ovechkin is not new to the All-Star game. Ovie has played in countless NHL All-Star games.
Here Ovie talking about the honor.
Hear from #Caps captain @Ovi on being named Captain for Team Metro at the 2018 #NHLAllStar Game, "Thanks for fans – they vote for me. It's going to be a big honor for me, for this organization and it's going to be a pretty cool time." #ALLCAPS #CapsAllStar pic.twitter.com/Q8uCMwR9nv
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) January 4, 2018