Saturday, January 12, 2008

13 Years - 124 Million

George McPhee just got off the phone with Garth Snow, and I couldn't be happier.

The Washington Capitals signed Alex Ovechkin to a 13-year, $124 million contract extension yesterday, ending months of speculation about his future with the organization and making him the first player in NHL history to sign a nine-figure contract.

And if you're wondering why he's worth it, there aren't many league leading goal scorers who can do this:

1 comment:

  1. Ovechkin is that dude... furthermore, Leonsis is that dude for showing ultimate dedication to bringing a cup to the District. News of this deal resulted in more screwfaces around the NHL than a Norv Turner montage.