Ovie the Bulldog, ASHA Ambassadors Mascot

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Ovie the Bulldog


Who Am I? I’m a bulldog who loves hockey! I am proud to be an ASHA Ambassador mascot as well as the mascot for the Washington Ice Dogs special hockey team in Washington, DC.  I grew up in Montgomery Village, MD and cheered on the Washington Capitals until my family moved to San Diego, CA in 2014.  From San Diego I continue to cheer on and support my teams!


Birthplace: Millville, NJ

Currently living in Coronado, CA

Birthdate: 10/09/2009 (I’m 7!)

Favorite sport: Hockey

Siblings: Saffy Bean the Bulldog

States I’ve been to: New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Indiana, Arizona, New Mexico, California, Oklahoma

Favorite NHL Team: Washington Capitals

Favorite Player: Alex Ovechkin

NHL Players I have met: Alex Ovechkin, Karl Alzner, Braden Holtby, Joel Ward, Mike Green, Steve Oleksy, Martin Erat, Mikhail Grabovski, John Carlson, Tom Wilson, Michael Latta, Jay Beagle, John Erskine, Rod Langway, Alan May, Mathieu Perreault, Connor Carrick, Brooks Laich

Hockey Broadcast Personalities I’ve met: Joe Beninati, Darryl Evans, Wes Johnson

Favorite treat: Orijen Freeze-dried Black Angus beef treats…and the Wild Boar…oohh the Lamb too…Duck! I like the duck too!  Hahaha ok, maybe I like all of them

Favorite Toy: I love squeaky tennis balls!

What do I do when not watching hockey: Mostly nap and eat cookies

Fun things I have done: Skateboarding (I have my own board); Paddle boarding, I’ve ridden across country 5 times (15,000 miles!!)

Hockey Fun Facts:

I’ve attended 1 Washington Capitals game inside!

I’d sat out front Verizon Center for 27 games and greeted fans

I drove across country to attend the 2015 NHL Winter Classic and sat outside Nats Park greeting both Capitals and Blackhawks fans

I was interviewed for a Canadian News article on my travels to the Winter Classic, I also made the CBS news! I was featured in Sports Illustrated online for the Winter Classic.


I’ve visited and sat outside these arenas during Caps games:

Verizon Center, Washington Capitals

Staples Center, Los Angeles Kings

Honda Center, Anaheim Ducks

Gila River Arena, Arizona Coyotes

Madison Square Garden, New York Rangers (Fun Fact: I was asked to leave)

I own and wear 6 hockey jerseys, these have all been tailored to fit me

Washington Ice Dogs

Capitals Home Red

Capitals Away White

Capitals Alt Road White

Capitals Alt Home Red

Capitals 2015 Winter Classic

I’ve written several online blog articles about my hockey adventures



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