Alex Ovechkin takes Ice Bucket Challenge and challenges Eminem

Unlike potential future teammate Paul Bissonnette, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin’s Ice Bucket Challenge did not involve a helicopter and glacier water. Standing in a shower and wearing tight black shorts, Ovi dumped water on himself to raise awareness for ALS. He also announced on Twitter that he made a donation to the cause and challenged Eminem — yes, Eminem — to do the same.

Several other Capitals players have taken the challenge over the past couple of days.

John Carlson

Karl Alzner

Evgeny Kuznetsov

Eric Fehr

Watch more current and former Capitals take the challenge here.

Scott Allen writes about all things D.C. sports. Follow him on Twitter @ScottSAllen or e-mail him if you’ve got a tip to share.

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