Alexander Ovechkin Lights the Lamp on NHL 07 Cover
Washington Capitals rookie phenom Alexander Ovechkin has signed with Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:ERTS) to be the cover athlete and spokesman for its EA SPORTSâ„¢ branded NHLÂ®07 game. Drafted first overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Ovechkin lived up to his potential and put forth the third most prolific rookie campaign in NHL history. Exceeding his freshman status, Ovechkin made his presence known by finishing the season third overall in the League for points (106), tied for third in goals (52), and first in shots (425).
â€œTo me, I feel like your accomplishments have been recognized when you make the cover of a videogame,” said Ovechkin. â€œI have been playing EA SPORTS games for years and am honored to be a part of the NHLÂ® 07 team.â€