Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin has inked a new deal with the franchise.
Ovi announced Tuesday afternoon that he’s agreed to a new deal with the Caps, and the terms are pretty great for the Russian-born sensation. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
— Alex Ovechkin (@ovi8) July 27, 2021
According to a statement from the team, Ovechkin’s new deal is for five years and averages out to an annual salary of $9.5 million.
So, Ovi is getting at least one more huge contract before eventually hanging up his skates.
𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑 𝐀 𝐂𝐀𝐏𝐈𝐓𝐀𝐋.
The Washington Capitals have re-signed captain Alex Ovechkin to a five-year, $47.5 million contract.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) July 27, 2021
It’s not a bad day to be Ovechkin, that much is for sure. Whenever you wake up and sign a deal worth $47.5 million, you know you’re in for a great afternoon.
Something tells me that Ovi has plenty of champagne on ice ready to celebrate!
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Also, there’s no way the Caps are letting Ovechkin end up on a different team. He’s the most famous player in franchise history and he led them to the Stanley Cup.
He’s a living legend in D.C., and you never let guys like that walk.
Don’t spend it all in one place, Ovi! Save your money!