Alex Ovechkin is first player to open season with back-to-back hat tricks since the NHL’s inaugural season

Alex Ovechkin has etched his name into the record book, becoming the first player since the NHL’s inaugural season to open a season with consecutive hat tricks.

Ovechkin scored his fourth, fifth and sixth goals of the season in the first period of the Washington Capitals’ home-opening 6-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. He scored his first three goals in the Capitals’ season opener on Thursday night, a 5-4 shootout win in Ottawa.

Under Harbaugh, the Wolverines have not been shy about adding their voices to discussions outside of football.

Following No. 7 Michigan’s last game two weeks ago, Harbaugh was asked about Trump’s stance that NFL players who knelt during the national anthem should lose their jobs. Harbaugh said the comments were “ridiculous” and that Trump “should check the Constitution.”

Harbaugh wrote a short essay for Time magazine earlier this year defending Kaepernick and praising his former quarterback for taking a stand against police brutality Cheap Authentic Jerseys and inequality.

Many college stadiums play the national anthem before both teams take the field and have done so for several years. Players are typically on the field for the anthem at Michigan Stadium. (The Wolverines are not on the field for the playing of the anthem on the road, including during their Cheap College Basketball Jerseys most recent game on Sept. 23 at Purdue.)

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