Alexander Ovechkin

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MOSCOW, may 26. /Offset. TASS Dmitry Rachitsky/. The Russian forward club of the National hockey League (NHL) “Washington” Alexander Ovechkin has not changed his decision regarding the participation in the Olympic games 2018 in South Korea’s Pyeongchang. About this player told TASS.

The NHL previously announced that it will suspend regular season in February of 2018 at the Olympic hockey tournament. Ovechkin, despite this, said he intends to participate in the Games.

“No,” said Ovechkin on the question of whether he changed his decision.

NHL players participated in the Olympics since 1998, the League made a special pause for the tournament. During this time, the Games took part 706 NHL players.

Olympic games 2018 will be held in South Korean Pyeongchang from 9 to 25 February .