#7) Alexander Ovechkin and Maria Kirilenko: Engaged last winter, Ovilenko are still going strong.
The Russian tennis player ranked in the top 10 in women's tennis earlier this year.
The Soviet Union, and then the Unified Team, won eight of 10 Olympic gold medals from 1956 to 1992.
In the statement, Ovechkin thanked Capitals owner Ted Leonsis for his support.
If her play is any indication, she appreciated the support. 12 in the WTA rankings and advanced to the semifinals at the Olympic tournament at Wimbledon. The International Ice Hockey Federation recently assured the NHL that players under contract with the league won't be able to play in South Korea."NHL players in the Olympics is good for hockey and good for Olympics," Ovechkin wrote. "Ovechkin, who will turn 32 on Sunday, played for Russia in the past three Olympics.Russia has a long history of using its top players in the Olympics, well before the NHL began participating in Nagano, Japan, in 1998.I cherish you so much [heart emoji].” Shubskaya, according to RMNB, is the daughter of Russian actress/director Vera Glagoleva, and shipbuilding entrepreneur Kirill Shubskiy.While NHL star Alexander Ovechkin has been spending his work time with the ice cold Washington Capitals, who lost 9 of their last 12 games in November, he has been keeping much hotter company in his free time.Given the Capitals' woeful exit from the playoffs last season, is it possible she's currently the best athlete in this relationship?