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Posted at 6:37 AM ET, 01/ 4/2011

Ovechkin's SportsCenter ad

By Dan Steinberg


Back in late October, Alex Ovechkin and Semyon Varlamov went to Bristol and, among other things, taped a This is SportsCenter ad. We were promised it was going to be a good one. It is that.

The ad is supposed to hit the airwaves this week. That makes two new national spots in less than a week. (Here's the other.) Someone's IMG adviser is doing his job.

(Via @NateEwell)

By Dan Steinberg  | January 4, 2011; 6:37 AM ET
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saw it on a mute tv last night, and it still made sense.

I guess we finally got those photos of the Pens.

Posted by: alex35332 | January 4, 2011 7:40 AM | Report abuse

LOVE IT!

Posted by: stwasm | January 4, 2011 8:23 AM | Report abuse

bwah. his acting has come a long way. the tackle and hand wave. hah

Posted by: makplan20002 | January 4, 2011 10:33 AM | Report abuse

i LOLed

Posted by: ThisGuy | January 4, 2011 11:14 AM | Report abuse

The funniest part is that he left the filing cabinet open

Posted by: FrankfurtFreddie | January 4, 2011 1:05 PM | Report abuse

Classic!

Posted by: eric22 | January 4, 2011 1:48 PM | Report abuse

Love it! Totally goes to that stereotype but works perfectly.

Posted by: jetfan85 | January 4, 2011 3:41 PM | Report abuse

I am getting video is no longer available due to a copyright claim.

I think this is the same ad:
http://espn.go.com/blog/nhl/post/_/id/3252/this-is-sportscenter-ovechkinvarlamov-play-spies

Posted by: apeirond | January 4, 2011 4:41 PM | Report abuse

Hilarious. Good stuff.

Posted by: futbolclif | January 5, 2011 2:30 AM | Report abuse

Love it! In a time when sports superstars are about the me me me me....its refreshing to see a guy with a positive fun personality enjoying life and sharing with the fans. Big thumbs up!

Posted by: LongTimeSkinsFan | January 5, 2011 4:29 AM | Report abuse

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