The Washington Regency Society picknic at Lakewold Gardens was a blast! Everyone made delicious treats and brought drinks and the weather was perfect! We played Jane Austen card games, croquet and Graces which was so much more fun than I had anticipated.
When the Russian superstar was asked what he knew about the Swede, the Brynas forward looked like he wanted to sink into the ground. “He doesn’t know me enough to recognize me, he probably doesn’t know who I am,” worried Backstrom, who had previously met Ovechkin once, briefly, on draft.
But Ovechkin remembered his new teammate, he greeted him, and laughed, and let us take photos. When the Russian eventually sailed away, we were left with the slightly embarrassed Swede.”