Alex Ovechkin plays in Artemi Panarin’s charity recreation, scores shootout aim, takes Ovi Jr out onto the ice

Alex Ovechkin is one in all the recreation’s best gamers of all time. So when asking him for a favor, one would assume he is perhaps busy — wish to play in a charity hockey recreation.

“I simply referred to as,” New York Rangers famous person Artemi Panarin stated. “He instantly (stated), ‘I agree.'”

Ovi and Dmitry Orlov participated in Panarin’s charity hockey recreation in Moscow on Saturday. Funds from the occasion would go to a younger woman who had problems from mind tumor surgical procedure.

“In all honesty, it shocked me,” Panarin stated of Ovechkin’s participation. “I used to be very joyful. He referred to as me right here a few days earlier than the match, I acquired scared as a result of I assumed he would refuse.”

Panarin led one group whereas Ovechkin led the different. The recreation ended in a 10-10 tie per Sports.ru.

At the finish of the recreation, the two groups had a shootout. Ovechkin scored on his try.

Notable names that additionally attended the occasion included Valery Nichushkin, Pavel Buchnevich, and Alexander Radulov.

Ovechkin took benefit of the alternative to carry his household to the occasion. The Capitals captain skated his son Ovi Jr round the ice throughout warmups.

Afterwards, they jumped on the ice for a private coaching session the place the left-handed shooter Sergei confirmed off his shot.

Ovechkin additionally participated in a gala occasion the day earlier than at CSKA Arena.

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