Back In The Day Alex Ovechkin Shared His Redskins Jersey With Nicklas Backstrom

Posted by Gabe Hiatt on February 5, 2014 – 2:10 pm


Down the jersey rabbit hole we go.

On Wednesday the DC Sports Bog directed me to this article from Dick’s Sporting Goods about reigning NHL MVP Alex Ovechkin’s jersey collection.

“I have LeBron and am going to get Kobe and Michael Jordan,” Ovechkin said. “I also have RG3 and Chris Cooley ones.”


After a little digging through the archives in this space, I found images from 2008 and 2009 that verify at least one item in the closet of the Washington Capitals captain.

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This One Time at a Magazine Shoot…

Posted by Gabe Hiatt on October 10, 2013 – 4:49 pm

(Capitol File)

(Capitol File)

Pierre Garcon wants a photo credit.

Garcon and Josh Morgan appeared in the men’s issue of Capitol File magazine as part of “13 of Washington’s most distinguished men in media, sports, gastronomy, and the arts.”

During a photo shoot at The Hays-Adams with Wizards forward Otto Porter and Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, the photographer put pressure on Garcon to grab the winning shot.

“They basically had it set up like story time with Pierre,” Morgan said. “He really couldn’t think of anything to say.”

Like against Oakland, when his touchdown grab gave the Redskins their first lead of the season, Garcon made the crucial play.

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