Alex Ovechkin believes he can fly in Instagram video

The last time we checked in on Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals star was riding the waves with his buddies in Saint-Tropez after Maria Kirilenko ended the couple’s engagement. With the season fast approaching, it appears that Ovechkin has found some time to work on his conditioning, and he’s got the Instagram videos to prove it.

Here’s Ovi running laps — or maybe just the straightaway — on a smurf-colored track.

And here’s slow-motion video of him doing a leg exercise set to R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly.” Mesmerizing.

And if that doesn’t get you excited for hockey season, maybe Justin Bieber in a Caps snapback will…

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