Alex Ovechkin is no stranger to good deeds, and this weekend was no exception.


The Washington Capitals captain is in town ready to take on the Oilers Saturday night and took some time to take in the city Friday afternoon. He found himself outside the Sequel Cafe where, according to a tweet from the cafe, he took off his winter jacket and gave it to someone in need.


Ovechkin himself confirmed the good deed in a series of texts to his wife.


Alex Ovechkin: “Sweetie, I just bought a bum a hat, sweater, and a warm coat.”

Nastya Ovechkina: “A bum?”

Alex Ovechkin: “Yeah, it’s really cold here. And he didn’t have any clothing. I felt really sorry for him.”

Nastya Ovechkina: “Good job.”

UPDATE: October 29, 2017

During a press conference yesterday, Ovechkin spoke about the interaction (skip to 1:30):



SONiC reached out to the Sequel Cafe for a comment.

The Oilers take on the Washington Capitals Saturday night, puck drops at 8!