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01/04/2011 03:20 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Alex Ovechkin's New SportsCenter Commercial: Capitals Star Pretends To Be Russian Spy (VIDEO)

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin starred in the new "This is SportsCenter" commercial with teammate Semyon Varlamov. The ad features Anchor Steve Levy walking in on Ovechkin with the lights out. Levy then jokes about the superstar being a Russian spy and the two laugh together. But once Levy leaves, Varlamov throws down a rope from the ceiling and says, "that was close." Scroll down to watch the hilarious commercial.

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