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Logan Cooley's hockey journey: From 'Little Penguin' to top 2022 NHL draft prospect

Growing up in Pittsburgh as an Alex Ovechkin fan wasn't always easy for Logan Cooley.

"I definitely got a lot of hate for that," said Cooley, an 18-year-old center for the U.S. National Development team and a top 2022 NHL draft prospect. "I was a big Ovechkin fan. Loved the way he played. Loved the way he scored goals. I just saw him on the Caps and became a big Capitals fan."

Cooley was the only Capitals fan in his friend group deep in the heart of Pittsburgh Penguins country.