Alexander Ovechkin

By DBross
  • Ovechkin is born

    Ovechkin is born
    Alexander Mikhaylovich Ovechkin was born on September 17th 1985 in Moscow, USSR.
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    Alexander Ovechkin

  • Alex makes his Superleague debut

    Alex makes his Superleague debut
    Ovechkin makes his Superleague debut with the Dynamo.
  • U18 tournament

    Alex makes his first appearance in a major international tournament leading Russia to the gold medal.
  • Juniors

    Alex leads his Russian junior team to the chapoinship once again.
  • Draft

    Alex learns that the Florida Panthers tried to draft him in the 9th round of the 03 draft but he missed the age cut by just two days.
  • Alex makes history

    Ovechkin becomes the youngest player in Superleague history to lead the Dynamo in scoring.
  • Drafted

    Alex is drafted #1 overall in the 04 draft by the Washington Capitals.
  • Waiting game

    Waiting game
    Alex is forced to wait to show his talents in the big league due to the NHL lockout in the 04-05 season.
  • NHL Debut

    NHL Debut
    Ovechkin tallies at least one point in the first eight games of his career
  • Alex signs a new contract

    Alex signs a new contract
    Alex signs a 13- year contract extension worth $124 million dollars, the first ever 9 digit deal in the NHL.