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#8Full Name: Александр Михайлович ОвечкинA.K.A. "The Great 8", "Ovi", "Russian Machine"Team CaptainPosition: Left WingerHeight: 6' 2" Weight: 225 Shoots: RightBorn: 9/17/85, Moscow, Russia Drafted: 2004, 1st Round, 1st Overall (Washington) Player Pages CapGeek - NHL - TSN - LOH - HR - HF - RP
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There's been some talk around the league lately that the old Alex Ovechkin may be back and as we all remember, that Ovie played with an edge that fans haven't seen much of lately. This past weekend, Ovechkin may have pushed a little too far past that edge into the realm of dirty play. Derek Dorsett, the Columbus Blue Jackets agitator, accused Ovechkin of spitting in his face...
With only 11 goals scored in 32 games this season, the former Rocket Richard and Art Ross Trophy winner is far from meeting the expectations set by Washington Capitals’ fans, management, and Alexander Ovechkin himself. With the NHL’s most lucrative contract in his pocket, a staggering $124 million dollar agreement signed just three years prior, you would...
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Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin denied the spitting accusation of Columbus Blue Jackets' forward Derek Dorsett on Wednesday.
After Dorsett told the Columbus Dispatch that the Capitals captain spat in his face, Ovechkin denied doing so to the Washington Post.
"No, no, no," Ovechkin told the newspaper after practice. "I don't know. Show me that...
Upon changing coaches in late November, general manager George McPhee was asked whether the Washington Capitals would also have a new captain. "That's not going to happen," he said. There was to be no debate. Alex Ovechkin is the guy with the "C" on his chest, an honor given to ...
WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored power-play goals, Nicklas Backstrom had three assists, and the Washington
Capitals kept rolling in the New Year with their fourth straight win, beating the Calgary Flames 3-1 Tuesday night.
CALGARY, Alberta — Once again, a young Russian winger with a "C" on his sweater is attracting intense scrutiny from the Washington Capitals' brass at the world junior championships. In 2005, it was a 19-year-old Alex Ovechkin captaining the Russian team to a silver medal. This year, it's touted Caps ...
WASHINGTON: For the Washington Capitals, it has been a season of ups and downs. But over the last two weeks, the Capitals have started to round into form under new coach Dale Hunter, and have now won four games in a row. Alex Ovechkin recorded his fourth consecutive multi-point game, Nicklas Backstrom had three assists, and Tomas Vokoun made 18 saves as the Caps defeated the...
Tampa Bay Lightning stud center Steven Stamkos was named the NHL's First Star of the Week on Monday.
Stamkos joined Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin and Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick by being honored by the league.
Stamkos collected six goals during the week and leads the NHL with 26 tallies this season.
Ovechkin ran his point streak to six games by...
Derek Dorsett is an agitator for the Columbus Blue Jackets, and a good one. But against the Washington Capitals on New Year's Eve, it was Alex Ovechkin that got under his skin — with, according to Dorsett, saliva on his face.
From the Columbus Dispatch, when asked why he was so physical and preoccupied by Ovechkin:
"I haven't told many people this but he spit in my...
Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored power-play goals, Nicklas Backstrom had three assists, and the Washington Capitals kept rolling in the New Year with their fourth straight win, beating the Calgary Flames 3-1 Tuesday night.
Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored power-play goals, Nicklas Backstrom had three assists, and the Washington Capitals kept rolling in the New Year with their fourth straight win, beating the Calgary Flames 3-1 Tuesday.
Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored power-play goals, Nicklas Backstrom had three assists, and the Washington Capitals kept rolling in the New Year with their fourth straight win, beating the Calgary Flames 3-1 Tuesday night. Dennis Wideman also scored, and Tomas Vokoun made 18 saves for the Capitals, who improved to 9-6-1 under coach Dale Hunter.
The Caps continued their mini four game winning streak with a 4-1 victory over the Calgery Flames tonight. Under Coach Dale Hunter, the Caps have gone 7-3-1 in their last 11 games, after dropping their first 3 of 4 in the Hunter era. Dale said he was going to instill his system for this team from the blue line out and slowly, but, surely, his system is showing, ending with the...