MONTREAL–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, CCM Hockey and its Russian distributor, SPORTCONCEPT, announced that legendary NHL player, Alex Ovechkin, has decided to exclusively play and train in CCM hockey equipment. Ovechkin rejoins an impressive roster of CCM athletes including Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid, Carey Price, John Tavares, Brent Burns and Patrice Bergeron, to name a few.
A Russian native, Ovechkin was selected first overall to the Washington Capitals in 2004, making his NHL debut during the 2005-2006 season. Ovechkin is a three-time Hart Memorial Trophy winner, a three-time Ted Lindsay Award winner and six-time winner of the Richard Trophy among several accolades he has collected over the years. On January 11, 2017, he became the 84th player in history to score 1,000 NHL points and the 37th to do so with one franchise.
“CCM is absolutely thrilled to welcome Alex back to the family,” said Sean Williams, Vice President, Global Marketing and North American Sales, CCM Hockey. “He is one of the most talented athletes in our game and we look forward to working with him as he continues a dominant career on the ice.”
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