The news that Alex Ovechkin’s wife, Nastya Shubskaya Ovechkina, was pregnant with the couple’s first child was only officially revealed after the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup. On Aug. 18, their first child was born.
No one knows for sure if Putin is coming, and if he does, when in the fall it might be. But October seems like the likely time, and the further away from the Nov. 6 election day, the better. In this political environment, who knows? But the Capitals have five home dates in October, and Putin could conceivably be in town for any one of them.