It also involved several hockey legends of Soviet Russia and at least one National Hockey League (NHL) star who is Russian, Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals.
What does AO stand for?
AO stands for Alexander Ovechkin (hockey player)
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Along with Alexander Ovechkin, he was one of the biggest names on the team but, like Mike Green especially, was called out by the media for not getting enough done when the season was on the line.
CAPTION(S): * Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin and Pavel Datsyuk * The Millennium Stadium, right, could soon host a series of ice hockey games if a deal with America's National Hockey League goes through
Here's what the other top 10 made last season: Alexander Ovechkin -- Washington - $9.
And perhaps one day he'll be able to play with, or against, his favorite NHL player Alexander Ovechkin.
But the Russian squad, seeded second behind the hosts, is also full of NHL talent, with Evgeni Malkin, mighty Capitals duo Alexander Ovechkin and Alexander Semin, the Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk and Ilya Kovalchuk of New Jersey providing awesome scoring power.
Byline: Reuters VANCOUVER: In careers marked by dazzling acts of one-upmanship, the Vancouver Olympics could provide the ultimate stage for Canada s Sidney Crosby and Russia s Alexander Ovechkin, the greatest ice hockey players of their generation.
Led by the NHL's top sniper, Washington Capitals' Alexander Ovechkin, the free-wheeling Russians have claimed the last two world championships, rekindling memories of the Soviet Union's Big Red Machine.