This morning, at 9:34am Sergei Aleksandrovich Ovechkin came into this world weighing a bonny 9lbs 8oz.
He is the first child for the Washington Capital’s captain and his model wife Nastya. Named for Alex’s younger brother Sergei, who he thanks for his love of the game and introducing him to playing.
Capitals fans have been on baby watch since the captain and his wife announced their impending arrival on the night the Capitals won the Stanley Cup.
Chasing the Puck want to extend their well wishes to the Ovechkin family and their new bundle of joy.