Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin and his wife Nastya announced the birth of their son Ilya Wednesday on Instagram.
“Thank you my love [Nastya] for our charming baby!" Ovechkin wrote. "I am the happiest !! I love you very much! Ilya Aleksandrovich Ovechkin, welcome to this beautiful world, our boy!”
Ilya's older brother Sergei, named after Alex's late brother, was born in 2018 and is approaching his second birthday.
This has become a banner week for the Ovechkin household. They've welcomed another member of their family, Ovechkin came away with his ninth Rocket Richard trophy, awarded to the NHL's top scorer and he presumably saw the news of the NHL's plan to return to play Tuesday.
Congratulations are in order to the Great 8 and Nastya for giving birth to another hockey prodigy.
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