Ovechkin welcomes newborn baby on social media

WASHINGTON — Move over, Stanley Cup. Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has something new to cradle at night: his newborn son.

Ovechkin and wife Anastasia Shubskaya welcomed son Sergei on Aug. 18, 2018.

Ovechkin took to Instagram to introduce little Sergei to Caps fans, posting a photo of Sergei’s foot in the palm of his hand.

18.08.2018….❤спасибо тебе моя девочка за самый прекрасный день в жизни !!!@nastyashubskaya ❤❤❤❤❤

A post shared by Alexander Ovechkin (@aleksandrovechkinofficial) on

This has been a great year for Ovechkin, from winning the Maurice “Rocket” Richard trophy, the Stanley Cup, the Conn Smythe trophy and the Prince of Wales trophy — and now, an addition to his family.

Welcome, Sergei!

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