Found October 23, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Information below supplied by the NHL PR department, OVECHKIN TAKES GOAL-SCORING LEAD Captain Alex Ovechkin scored a pair of goals to help the Capitals record a 5-4 shootout victory over the Jets. Ovechkin has scored in seven of Washington’s first nine games this season and leads the League with nine tallies. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he has 31 goals over his last 30 regular-season games (dating to last season), his highest total over any such span during his NHL career (previous high was 29). Ovechkin now has 40-40—80 in 54 regular-season games versus the Jets/Thrashers franchise, his highest goal and point totals against any NHL opponent. RIBEIRO, COYOTES STAY HOT Forward Mike Ribeiro, who signed with the Coyotes as a free agent this offseason, scored two goals (including the game-winner) for the second consecutive contest. Ribeiro now has 5-4—9 during a seven-game point streak, during which the Coyotes are 5-0-2. Phoenix improved to 6-2-2 overall this season...

Why in the holy hell is Alexander Ovechkin sporting this headwear in Winnipeg? (photo)

The Washington Capitals departed the warmer climes of D.C. for a visit to Manitoba for a tilt Tuesday against the Winnipeg Jets. On Monday, when the team landed, the weather was a bit chilly with a morning temperature of 36 degrees. Still, that does not mean whatever the hell Alexander Ovechkin chose to put on […]The post Why in the holy hell is Alexander Ovechkin sporting this...

Ovechkin lifts Caps over Oilers

Alex Ovechkin picked on the Edmonton Oilers this time. Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 10th goal and added an assist for the Washington Capitals, who beat the Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night for their third straight win. ''He's a goal scorer,'' Capitals coach Adam Oates said. ''They're kind of broken plays, and before you know it, with his release,...

Capitals-Oilers Preview

Alex Ovechkin has led the NHL in goals four times and won three league MVPs, but it's been some time since the Washington Capitals' superstar has started a season so well. His solid performance against Edmonton last week helped Washington begin its surge, and he'll look to stay hot Thursday night as the Capitals seek only their second road victory over the Oilers in...

WATCH: Capitals Nick Backstrom with a fancy move to set up goal

On Tuesday night the Washington Capitals played the Winnipeg Jets in one exciting hockey game. The Capitals ended up prevailing 5-4 in a shootout. One of the best plays of the night came 5 minutes into the third period with the Capitals on a power play in the midst of a 3-3 game. Nicklas Backstrom is known for his puck handling abilities and his passing and puts both of these on...

10 goals in 10 games for Alex Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin scored his 10th goal of the season tonight against the Edmonton Oilers. That’s 10 tallies in 10 games for the Great 8. Obviously, the math is simple here. If he continues to score at a goal a game…Read more →The post 10 goals in 10 games for Alex Ovechkin appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Ovechkin's 10th goal lifts Caps over Oilers 4-1

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 10th goal and added an assist for the Washington Capitals, who beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night for their third straight win. Joel Ward, Jason Chimera and Nicklas Backstrom also scored for the Capitals (5-5-0), who have won four of five. Justin Schultz had the lone goal for the Oilers (3-7-1), whose two-game winning streak was...

Surging Ovechkin powers Capitals past Oilers, 4-1

Before they embarked on their road trip the Washington Capitals had struggled to create much offensive traction at even strength. Apparently all they needed was a change of scenery. Four players recorded even-strength goals Thursday night to power a 4-1 Capitals victory over the Edmonton Oilers. The win marked Washington’s third consecutive victory and pulled the team even at...

Caps, Jets Score Seven Straight Shootout Goals

This is not something you'll see every day, let alone even every season. The Capitals and the Jets scored seven straight shootout goals on one another Tuesday. Oddly enough, this streak didn't include Alex Ovechkin or Mikhail Grabovski, who combined for three goals in the game.

NHL Free Agent Steve Eminger Signs With CSKA Moskva by   Steven Ellis

Former NHL defenseman Steve Eminger has signed with CSKA Moskva after not coming to terms to an NHL contract. Eminger was drafted in the first round, 12th overall by the Washington Capitals at the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut the next season, but after 17 games in Washington he was sent back down to the OHL’s Kitchener Rangers.  Throughout the 2007–08 [...]

Capitals end home stand with win against Columbus

Alex Ovechkin, left, celebrates with his teammates after scoring his 7th of the season in the Capitals 4-1 win over the Blue Jackets (photo courtesy of Patrick Smith/Getty Images) It hasn’t been the road trip that the Capitals had hoped for, but the team finished it off with a bang! Welcoming one of the newest members of the Eastern Conference to Verizon Center on Saturday night...

Rapid Rewind: Barnburner

Enjoyable. (Nat Post) It is already winter in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with temperatures in the mid 20s and snow flurries falling.  But the temperature inside MTS Centre Tuesday night was red-hot, as the Capitals and Jets combined for eight goals in regulation and then seven more in the shootout before Washington emerged a 5-4 winner.  There were constant lead changes in this game...
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