Finnish journalist Nieminen ridiculed the departure of Washington hockey player Ovechkin from the NHL playoffs
Finnish journalist Juuni Nieminen Twitter ridiculed the departure of the Russian striker Alexandra Ovechkinaplaying in the Washington Capitals, from the first round of the playoffs of the National Hockey League (NHL).
“Now Ovechkin can play for Russia at the World Cup! Stop, wait a minute … ”the journalist said in a message.
“Washington Capitals” conceded Florida Panthers in the first round playoff series earlier on May 14. The score in the Stanley Cup series is 2-4.
On May 13, the Ice Hockey World Championship started in Finland. International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) dismissed national teams of Russia and Belarus from participation in tournaments under their auspices. The decision of the international federation deprived the athletes of the opportunity to compete at the world championship. Also, Russia will not be able to host the 2023 Youth World Cup.