Ovechkin Spotted Getting Gas To Plow Neighbors' Driveways; Is Unafraid Of Blizzard Because "We're From Russia"

Draw your own conclusions about how and why Alex Ovechkin happened to run into D.C. CBS station WUSA at a gas station. All we know is that the Capitals star had three words in response to a query about whether he’s prepared for the blizzard assaulting our nation’s capital: “We’re from Russia.”

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Alex Ovechkin Talks About His Diet, Hockey, How He Would Kill Himself If He Had One Day To Live

Alex Ovechkin has a feature in December’s issue of the Russian edition of Esquire, accompanied by a lovely cover portrait of the Capitals captain. Russian Machine Never Breaks translated portions of the interview, and Ovechkin provided some fun answers. A few quotes are below, but check out their page for the rest.

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The NHL Barely Dodged A Putin-Backed Russian Mutiny, But The League Might Not Be Out Of The Woods Yet

The NHL lockout is over, and most of the players (not Lubomir Visnovsky, though) who kept their games sharp in the KHL have returned to work in the United States. Washington's Alex Ovechkin is back in the States, saying funny things and wearing funny t-shirts. Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin has abandoned Magnitogorsk, a…