"ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin has been nominated for two ESPY Awards – Best Play [below] and Best NHL Player – with the winners determined by fan voting that is open now at ESPYS.tv. Voting continues in 37 categories through 11:59 p.m. ET on July 11.
These are the fourth and fifth ESPY nominations of Ovechkin’s career, as the two-time NHL MVP hopes to win for the first time at The 2009 ESPYs when the show is televised Sunday, July 19, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN/ESPN HD. A one-hour nomination special will be broadcast tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
Ovechkin is the only hockey player and one of a select group of athletes nominated for two ESPYs."
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