“Live chat? What’s up guys?” Ovechkin says.”Weeee. Weeee. Is it a live chat, seriously? … What up, Caps fans? What’s going on?”
Ovechkin is fascinated by the app and asks if any Russian fans are tuning in. (Probably a few, he’s told.)
“What is this?” Michael Latta says after skating over to Ovechkin. “What’s that?” he asks after being told it’s Periscope. (Glad I’m not the only one.)
Twitter doesn’t have any immediate plans to make Periscope video embeddable, but through the magic of the antiquated app known as Vine, here’s a snippet of Ovechkin’s appearance.
Here’s the full video:
On Tuesday, Ovechkin periscoped while atop a double-decker bus in Chinatown. The Capitals captain became the second D.C. athlete honored with a “mobile monument” by the Ride of Fame. Joe Theismann was inducted last April.