Forget Fruity Pebbles.
At a private function in his honour and one of the final stops on his tour through Moscow with the Stanley Cup, Alex Ovechkin spooned out one of the more expensive, more dignified food choices to ever feature within hockey’s greatest prize: caviar.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) July 8, 2018
That’s right; a heaping portion of fish eggs was served out of the Cup at yet another celebration Sunday.
And his caviar-sampling form was predictably on point:
Ovi just casually dishing up some black caviar right out of the Cup pic.twitter.com/pV0qH5DKNe
— Nate (@BarstoolNate) July 8, 2018
It was a busy, and surely exhausting, championship homecoming for Ovechkin.
Lifting the Stanley Cup over his head for a jaunt through Red Square, on stage at a World Cup Fan Fest event, for a victory lap at his boyhood rink at Dynamo Moscow and again while helping his father with a hoist of his own, Ovi definitely earned those dollops of roe.