Alex Ovechkin feeding one-timers to his toddler is both cute and terrifying

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Steven Psihogios
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If genetics are any indication, Sergei Ovechkin will be terrorizing minor hockey goalies in no time. (Instagram/RMNB)
If genetics are any indication, Sergei Ovechkin will be terrorizing minor hockey goalies in no time. (Instagram/RMNB)

At just two-years-old, Alex and Nastya Ovechkin’s son Sergei already looks like he could fit into some NHL teams’ bottom-six.

Recently, Ovi Sr. was helping his toddler work on his slapshot inside the family house, and I must say, Junior's advanced skills are both impressive and terrifying.

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Yeah, there’s the NHL’s greatest active goal-scorer feeding passes to little Sergei who’s firing nothing but smooth clap bombs into the cage. Also, check out the defense. In all honesty, I think Sergei held up better than some of the defenders Ovi has posterized during his career.

Also, in order to make Sergei more than a one-trick player, the Ovechkins have been making sure he puts in the reps on his backhand, too.

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While ripping slapshots and backhanders in The Ovechkin Castle isn’t the same as doing it on the ice, I’ve got a feeling that part is coming soon. This past December, Sergei laced up the skates for the first time.

By the time this kid is four, I have no doubt in my mind he’ll be setting up shop in Alexander’s office and making goalies his age duck for cover.

Like father, like son.

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