Showtime Series Billions Uses the Dynamic Duo of Ovi and Nicky as an Analogy in Their Upcoming Season
by Taryn Bray | NHL.com | March 13, 2019
Tuesday night while appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, actor Damian Lewis who stars in the Showtime series Billions, previewed the upcoming season with a short clip.
In that clip? He uses an Ovechkin/Backstrom reference as an analogy during argument with a co-worker. You can watch the video below (clip starts at 7:23).
Backstrom has assisted Ovechkin on 247 goals and it’s no secret the pair is one of the most prolific scoring duos the sport has ever seen, so using them as a way to convey a point is smart by the writers of the show.
The dynamic duo made their on-ice debut together in 2007 when Backstrom signed an entry-level contract.
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