Alexander Ovechkin gets emotional hoisting Stanley Cup Trophy after win

Alexander Ovechkin gets emotional hoisting Stanley Cup Trophy after win

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Alexander Ovechkin gets emotional hoisting Stanley Cup Trophy after win

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The Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup Champions, and one of the greatest hockey players in the world has now experienced the joy of winning a title.

Alexander Ovechkin, who became only the second Russian-born player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy, was as elated and emotional as you’d expect him to be after the team defeated the Golden Knights in Game 5 on Thursday night.

Ovie skated around the ice while hoisting the Stanley Cup Trophy with his teammates, and it really was a powerful moment.

So much emotion there. Gotta love it.  Some NHL 19 rumors are that Ovechkin holding the cup may play a role in the opening montage for the game.

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