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The Caps' Alexander Ovechkin, Wife Welcome Baby Boy

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    Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and his wife, Anastasia Shubskaya, arrive with the Stanley Cup to the 2018 NHL Awards presented by Hulu at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on June 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    It's been a big year for the Ovechkin family.

    Months after leading the Capitals' effort to win the Stanley Cup, Alexander Ovechkin and his wife Anastasia Shubskaya welcomed a baby boy.

    The proud dad made the announcement Saturday with an Instagram post showing the baby's foot. In a Russian-language caption filled with heart emojis, he thanked his wife and listed Saturday's date.


    The Washington Capitals congratulated the new parents on Twitter and announced the baby's name is Sergei Aleksandrovich Ovechkin.

    Sergei is the couple's first child.

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