Ovechkin tribute to Kobe Bryant wearing a sweater with his number

the Captain of the Washington capitals ‘ Alexander Ovechkin came out to warm up before a match with “Nashville Predators” wearing the number 24. So Russian hockey player paid tribute to the outstanding basketball player Kobe Bryant, who died in a plane crash.

January 26, the 41-year-old Brant and his 12-year-old daughter Gianna were on Board a private helicopter that crashed near Los Angeles. For most of his career Bryant stood at number 24. Out on the warm-up room Kobe favorite, Alexander paid tribute to the great basketball player. Specially made sweater will be auctioned and the proceeds will go to the family of Bryant.

After the warm-up sheep wearing a sweater with his eighth room (underneath Kobe played early in his career). In the first period of a match with “Nashville” Alexander scored. This goal was 693 overseas career in Russian striker. Ovechkin came in ninth place in the list of the most accurate players in NHL history, ahead of Steve Yzerman. Record 894 goals belongs to Wayne Gretzky.