His first task was tweeting out a photo of his snazzy new skates that he’ll wear during Olympic competition. Note the Caps skate guards.
My skates,мои коньки!)) pic.twitter.com/aZaKwQpR4s— Alex Ovechkin (@ovi8) February 10, 2014
And now that all the NHL players have arrived in Sochi, the Russian men’s hockey team could go about the business of taking a team photo.
These guys better get out of the second round. pic.twitter.com/tfwrH67xTv— Mike Wise (@MikeWiseguy) February 10, 2014
Russia will take the ice for the first time in Sochi on Thursday, when it takes on Slovenia in the preliminary round.