CCM's Standout Alexander Ovechkin Sets the Pace!
To Celebrate His Talent, Fans Can Participate in 'The CCM Ovechkin Nickname Contest'
Montreal, Quebec (Canada), February 28, 2006 - With all the attention CCM's new star player is receiving these days, Alexander Ovechkin and CCM are reaching out to fans to help him find a cool nickname. The young Washington Capitals recruit, who is taking the hockey world by storm with his agility and talent on the ice, is said to be following in the footsteps of such hockey distinguished as The Rocket, The Great One, The Magnificent and many other sports legends whose nicknames remain forever engraved in our memories.
Fans of Alexander Ovechkin can get in the game from February 28th to March 12th by registering on www.ccmsports.com and submitting a nickname they think best reflects this athlete's individuality, both in his style and performance. After a careful review of all submissions, Alexander Ovechkin himself will select his Top 5 favourite nicknames. Fans will then be able to vote online for the nickname they prefer among Ovechkin's selection.
Alexander Ovechkin, who plays with CCM Vector stick and skates, will personally give the participant who comes up with the best nickname a set of hockey equipment similar to the one he uses when he scores his unbelievable goals. The winner's name will be announced during a press conference on March 31, 2006, highlighting CCM's new line of Vector products. In addition to becoming the ambassador of Alexander Ovechkin's nickname, and receiving a complete new set of CCM Vector equipment, the winner will have the opportunity to spend time with his idol during a special "meet n' greet", which will take place later on this season.
To inspire participants, here are a few facts that speak volumes about Alexander Ovechkin:
Celebrate this young hockey star's talent by telling us how you would like him to be remembered forever. Get in the game! All details available at www.ccmsports.com.