Caps sign Ovechkin to record contract

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Last night the Washington Capitals signed Alex Ovechkin to a whopping 13 year, $124 million contract., the richest in D.C. sports history. The contract also a remarkable leap of faith by Caps owner Ted Leonsis (2006 Q&A) in not only Ovechkin, but Washington fans and the NHL in general.

On Frozen Blog led the way with yesterday’s coverage, collaborating with Sovietsky Sports (Google warns “This site may harm your computer.” but I think it is okay) to break the news. Details about how it happened are now available. Good work guys!

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