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Amazing Hockey Stories: Alexander Ovechkin

ISBN: 9781443187718

Author: Lorna Schultz Nicholson

Illustrator: D. A. Bishop

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Product Information

Grades

Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

Ages

8-11

Language

English

Book Type

Nonfiction

Format

Paperback

Pages

64

Dimensions

9 x 6

Description

Alex Ovechkin is already the greatest goal-scorer of the 21st century.

He holds one of the most famous shots in NHL®

history, a blazing one-timer from the top of the left circle. Alex was born in Russia to a family of top athletes - none of them hockey players. His path to the NHL came after proving himself with the legendary Moscow Dynamo in the Russian Hockey Super league. Drafted by the Washington Capitals in 2004, he's been the anchor of his team ever since. It was a long time in coming, but on June 7, 2018, the Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights and Alex was finally a Stanley Cup champion! Victory was made sweeter when Alex was voted winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.

"Alexander the Great" is still playing at the top of his game, with a chance to become No. 1 goal scorer in NHL® history! This full-colour, easy-to-read biography is packed with photos and has 16 pages of hockey action comic sequences. It's sure to be a favourite read with his legions of young fans!

Themes

Hockey, Sports, Canada, Overcoming Obstacles, Determintation & Perseverance

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