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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Sidney Crosby may be the best player in the NHL, but Alex Ovechkin probably is hockey's biggest star on the world stage.

During the brief offseason thus far, Ovechkin has been traveling throughout Europe with his gorgeous girlfriend Maria Kirilenko, a professional Tennis player.

Some Washington Capitals faithful showed their support yesterday in Holland, pleasing Ovechkin so much he decided to tweet -- a rare occurrence for the Russian.