More Must-See Ovi TV

Yes there’s a big game here tonight — first place in the Southeast is on the line — but all the Capitals’ digital community is talking about today is a brand new TV commercial featuring Alexander Ovechkin. He’s made a few good ones this season in his pitch work for CCM. But his latest is an ESPN jewel in its wildly successful line of promos for ‘Sportscenter.’

But there’s more**. Dmitry Chesnokov has chimed in with a great subtext to this spot. Alexander Semin is somewhat conspicuous in his absence in the commercial; turns out, he was a part of principal photography but left out in final editing. Dmitry offered his Twitter followers today an image of Semin’s role in driving a “getaway golf cart” for the ESPN espionage caper.

** Yes, we know Dmitry was kidding with his tweet. Obviously that picture wasn’t even taken in the US, much less Bristol. But it would have been funny, no?

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4 Responses to More Must-See Ovi TV

  1. OvieTracker says:

    Hahaha, this is great stuff. I’ve been away on winter holiday anticipating catching up on Caps photos and videos when I returned. Thanks for posting this additional treat for me to enjoy.

  2. hockeyfan8 says:

    That picture was taken at the Athletes Village at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics

  3. mokentoff says:

    I could watch this stuff on an endless loop!

  4. Victor says:

    I wondered about Semin, too, till I realized the fact Varly was in the ceiling in full goalie gear made it funnier.

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