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The Captain, the Kids, and the Commanders: Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Alexeyev and Aliaksei Protas attend the Washington Commanders season opener

The Captain, the Kids, and the Commanders: Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Alexeyev and Aliaksei Protas attend the Washington Commanders season opener
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Just days after joining the Washington Capitals’ casual skates at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, Captain Alex Ovechkin attended another first, visiting FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland for the Washington Commanders’ (NFL’s) first game. ) of the season, along with Capitals prospects Alexander Alexeyev and Aliaksei Protas.

Ovechkin, who previously attended the team’s (then known as the Washington Football Team) home game in 2021 (pictured above), was also joined by his wife Nastya and eldest son Sergei.

Alexeyev and Protas, who contribute to the Capitals lineup at some point in the not-too-distant future, shared photos on their Instagram stories of their take on the crowd and stadium.

Photo: @protas.21/Instagram

Photo: @alex_alexeyev04/Instagram

The Capitals’ own season begins on October 12, against the Boston Bruins, after the training camp and preseason, which begins on September 22.

By Michael Fleetwood

About Michael Fleetwood

Born into a family of diehard Capitals fans, Michael Fleetwood has been watching games for as long as he can remember. Born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup final, he is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very first Joe Beninati jersey and has since met Joe himself. His favorite player became former Capital Nate Schmidt after he met Schmidt at a Hershey hotel while in Hershey PA to watch the Bears play, shortly after Schmidt was injured during a conditioning stint. Michael is also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Orioles, and enjoys photography, watching WildEarth TV’s SafariLive live safaris, and watching animals in his spare time. (Photo by Adam Vingan in 2014 at the Capitals Development Camp).

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