Video: Alex Ovechkin likes oranges in latest Nike ad

By Adam Gretz | Hockey writer

With a lockout that has cost us more than 620 regular-season games still going strong, we don't have much NHL hockey to watch at the present time.

Or really, any NHL hockey at all.

So instead, we have commercials. And here is the latest offering from the folks at Nike featuring Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin, an old lady, and some oranges.

Ovechkin seemed to really enjoy it when he posted it on Twitter on Thursday.

There is also, of course, the one that was released earlier this week (which you can watch right here).

If you remember back to the mid-1990s, Nike had a pretty outstanding ad campaign that centered largely on Mats Sundin and a goalie cab driver who just couldn't shake him.

Ah, yes. The good old days.

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