Alex Ovechkin One Of Sports Illustrated's Ten Most Memorable Athletes Of 2010

Ok, so maybe he didn't bring a Stanley Cup to Washington this year. And so what if he hasn't started off playing so great this season. That doesn't make Alex Ovechkin any less interesting. In fact, according to Sports Illustrated, he was one of the ten most memorable figures in sports this year.

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According to Dan Steinberg, Ovechkin joins Kevin Durant, Tim Lincecum and Drew Brees among others on Sports Illustrated annual list. The best quote comes from Walter looss Jr., the man charged with capturing each of the athletes.

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Asked about Ovechkin, Iooss said this: "I wanted to shoot Ovechkin because of his face. It's perfect for a photographer, one of those can't-miss faces."

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