Wargaming loves its crossovers, and soon it will add an NHL star to its roster of legendary rock musicians, anime girls, and washed-up action stars. That’s some fine company, indeed.

Three-time MVP and Stanley Cup Champion Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals will soon be entering World of Warships as a playable commander, coming with the Halloween update later this month. The Moscow-born Ovechkin’s commander will come in four flavors: one American, one Russian, and two that can crew both American and Russian ships, a first for the game.

The mid-October update will also include the usual Halloween events, along with the debut of submarines in World of Warships. Learn more about Ovechkin and the update on the Warships site.

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Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.

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