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.”

Alex Ovechkin, Like You, Says He Was Late For Work Because He Didn't Set His Alarm Correctly

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin wasn’t at Tuesday’s morning skate, and as a result, he didn’t play in the team’s game against the Sharks. The official explanation for the scratch: “personal reasons.” Today, Ovechkin blamed his alarm clock for the absence. He says he mixed up his a.m. and p.m.