I love hockey, my favourite teams are Washington Capitalst and SKA St. Petersburg, Halloween, Games of thrones (and lot of other serials), coffee, Tim Burton's movies, midnight, autumn, vodka, traveling, sleeping and my dog.
Goals or assists? Goals. Stanley Cup or gold medal? Both. American or Russian hockey fans? Russian. Because they’re more knowledgeable? Because they’re Russian. Moscow or DC? Moscow in the summer. Italian suit or jeans and T-shirt? T-shirt. Blonde or brunette? Both. Jessica Alba or Megan Fox? [Smiles] Definitely both. Greatest player of all time? Mario Lemieux. Where do you rank? No comment. Your rival, Sidney Crosby: dislike him? I love him. You send him cards on his birthday? I send him cards every day. Your worst injury? No injuries. None? Five broken noses. But I finish the games each time. Why don’t you have an agent? Selfish. I don’t want to pay. Do you remember your first million-dollar check? [Big smile] Yes. Yes, I do. How did it feel? It felt heavy. What’s the craziest thing you’ve done off-ice that you will talk about? Nothing. Nothing? Nothing I will talk about. You once told a pretty Russian journalist that sex before games helps you. True? Yes, she was pretty. What does the White House look like when you’re driving past it at 180 mph? I don’t know. You have to look straight. What do you love most about hockey? Winning. What bores you more than anything? This. [Smiles] Most boring thing ever.