The Detroit Red Wings and Washington Capitals will be playing a home-and-home set during the upcoming NHL preseason. Will Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin be suiting up for either game?
We don’t know that. What we do know now, thanks to Ovi and a report on Russian website SportExpress.ru, is what exactly did former US President Donald Trump whisper into Ovechkin’s ear during the White House visit of the Capitals following their 2017-18 Stanley Cup win.
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No, it wasn’t whether Ovechkin could find Trump 11,00 votes. It was about a person who Trump believes to be a close ally, someone known to Ovechkin.
Appearing on the YouTube show Gazgolder, here’s what Ovechkin insists Trump whispered to him.
“Say hello to Vladimir Vladimirovich,” Ovechkin said. Vladimir Vladimirovich being Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. Ovechkin has taken heat for his tight relationship with Putin.
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