- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Alex Ovechkin’s tour of China is in full swing, and the videos of his interactions with fans are something to behold.

The Washington Capitals star is spending five days in Beijing as an international ambassador for the NHL. So far, he held a youth hockey clinic and visited with a 10-year-old superfan.

But it hasn’t been strictly a work trip for Ovechkin. The Russian has also gotten in some sightseeing like any tourist would. He has seen the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and Shougang Park, one of the main venues for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

And it didn’t take long before Ovechkin dined on some Peking duck, the famous Chinese delicacy.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide