So THAT is why he hasn't been playing as well lately. I guess he has been focusing on his Russian rap career. It all makes sense now! Ovechkin starts rapping at around 2:55 in, and yes, his verse is just as bad as the rest of the video.
Started out in Dynamo, Number 8 on my back, Appeared in the All-Star game, All attention on me, At age 17, went to the World's, (hockey championship) 100 points a season, Gold in Canada in 2008, Top 10 of best players,In less than 10 years, In my hands, a hockey stick, In my headphones, rap. Saying hello, right from Washington, With Sasha White for every Champion