EA Sports recently revealed that Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin would grace the cover of NHL 21. To commemorate Ovechkin’s second appearance as NHL cover star, EA Sports has partnered with Sportsnet to produce a docuseries devoted to the hockey star’s rise to fame. You can watch the first episode of the series below.
Alex Ovechkin Docuseries
The documentary mini-series is titled From Alex to Ovi: The Story of the Great Eight. The first episode focuses on Ovechkin’s early life and upbringing in Russia, as well as his rise to global hockey stardom. You can watch Episode One in the Sportsnet YouTube channel. We’ve also included the first episode above for convenience.
Although no release date has been announced, the next episode of the short docuseries should arrive soon, assuming the docuseries will be fully released before the launch of NHL 21. Stay tuned for updates on upcoming episodes in the docuseries.
NHL 21 will release on October 16 and is currently available for pre-order on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game will have a variety of new content in store, including a new HUT RUSH mode. You can find out more about the game on the official EA Sports NHL 21 website.