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Alexander Ovechkin
Contributor(s): Lansdell, Geoffrey
ISBN: 1897277482     ISBN-13: 9781897277485
Publisher: Overtime Books
    OUR PRICE: $8.96  
Product Type: Paperback
Published: October 2009
Annotation: Alexander Ovechkin has exploded onto the hockey scene, establishing himself as the most electrifying player and compelling personality in the NHL: * He made his professional hockey debut as a 16-year-old for Moscow Dynamo in the Russian Super League * Drafted first overall by the Washington Capitals in 2004, he won Rookie of the Year in the 2005-06 NHL season * In 2007-08, Ovechkin became the first player in NHL history to win four major awards in the same season: the Rocket Richard Trophy (most goals), the Art Ross Trophy (most points), the Lester B. Pearson Award (Most Outstanding Player) and the Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP) * In 2009, he received his fourth consecutive Kharlamov Trophy, an award given to the best Russian player in the NHL * In 2008, at only 23 years old, Ovechkin negotiated his own contract with the Washington Capitals for $124 million -- the most lucrative contract ever signed in the NHL. * And much more...
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Sports & Recreation | Hockey
- Biography & Autobiography | Sports
Dewey: 796
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 5.25" W x 0.50" (0.42 lbs) 183 pages