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Mikhail Grabovski: Alex Ovechkin is one crazy driver

- October 4th, 2013
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Mikhail Grabovski and Alex Ovechkin.
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Mikhail Grabovski is off to an excellent start as a Washington Capital, having recorded five points — and a shootout goal — in his first two games.

Off the ice, Grabovski is still settling in. Key evidence: He doesn’t have a car yet.

Talking to reporters Friday, the former Toronto Maple Leafs forward revealed he has been living with “Ovi,” a.k.a. Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin.

Grabovski said he is “pretty comfortable” in his teammate’s house, but will eventually move out.

As for Ovechkin’s driving?

“Whoooeeh,” said Grabovski, before exhaling.

“Like in the game, you know? Always (a) machine. I put (my) seatbelt (on) all the time.

(A video of the 90-second interview, posted by the Washington Post, can be viewed here.)

This lovely exchange between Grabovski and the media reminds me of the time when he went to town on Leafs brass after an ugly summer contract buy-out.

In a July interview with TSN, the phrase “f—ing idiot” is eloquently used to describe Toronto bench boss Randy Carlyle.

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg…

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