'The Last of Us' Star Keivonn Woodard, Who Hopes To Be The First Black Deaf Player In NHL, Spends The Day With Washington Capitals
February 27, 2023 at 9:00 pm
The Last of Us actor Keivonn Woodard had one of his longtime dreams come true recently.
Woodard, the deaf actor who stars as Sam Burrell in the HBO series and is an aspiring hockey player, got to spend the day with NHL star Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals. Woodard also toured the facility and spent some time in the rink. According to USA Today, the 10-year-old scored twice during practice drills with Capitals goalie Charlie Lindgren and forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel.