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Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 02/15/2010

Alex Ovechkin's skates

After Team Russia's practice yesterday, Alex Ovechkin told reporters he had something cool in store for his Olympic footwear.

"I will have a twist of my own," he said when asked if his skates would be red, as Caps teammate Tomas Fleischmann had suggested. "It's a secret. You will see it for yourself."

Well, here they are, in all their yellow-laced, fire-breathing glory:

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