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Alex Ovechkin is questionable for Wednesday night's game against the Ottawa Senators with a lower-body injury.Ovechkin skated for less than 10 minutes at practice on Wednesday and appeared to be "testing something," according to Katie Carrera of the Washington Post.Carrera reported that Ovechkin was attempting a speed drill at practice when he was forced to pull up after a few strides and immediately leave the ice.Ovechkin was seen limping after Monday's 5-0 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. He took a hip check from Hurricanes defenseman Bryan Allen in the second period that appeared to injure his left leg.The 26-year-old has 24 goals and 21 assists in 56 games for the Capitals this season.
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Alex Ovechkin returned to the ice on Thursday, wearing a powder blue "no contact" jersey.
The Washington Capitals captain missed Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators with a lower body injury. The setback was Washington's sixth in seven games.
Ovechkin was seen limping after Monday's 5-0 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. He took a hip check from Hurricanes...
Alex Ovechkin is injured. A benched player is needling the coach. Players are talking about being outworked and not being mentally prepared.
The usually upbeat owner calls one performance ''unacceptable'' and all but declares the next game a must-win, only to watch it turn into another clunker. The coach's idea of a ''solid game'' these days in...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Alex Ovechkin missed six minutes during the second period of the Washington Capitals' 5-0 loss Monday night at the Carolina Hurricanes. He and coach Dale Hunter shrugged it off as an equipment issue, even as the star left wing finished with just 15:43 of ice time and ...
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The Ottawa Senators have righted the proverbial ship at just the right time, and can continue to pad their lead over other playoff contenders with their fourth consecutive win, this one against the Washington Capitals at Scotiabank Place.
After a three-game road sweep of the Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers, and New...
Alex Ovechkin is injured. A benched player is needling the coach. Players are talking about being outworked and not being mentally prepared. The usually upbeat owner calls one performance "unacceptable" and all but declares the next game a must-win, only to watch it turn into another clunker.
OTTAWA — Alex Ovechkin tried to skate. He twirled in some circles on the rink at Scotiabank Place, obviously trying to test something. The Washington Capitals captain, who played just 15:43 on Monday night and did not practice Tuesday, lasted just eight minutes on the ice Wednesday morning before trying ...
The Washington Capitals were on ice in Raleigh Tuesday afternoon for a practice following their humiliating 5-0 defeat at the hands of the Hurricanes on Monday night. Some updates from down south:
Alex Ovechkin did not partake in the skate because of a "maintenance day." However, Ovechkin's absence, when coupled with the fact that he was visibly limping after Monday...
Facing the possibility of playing a second straight game without Alex Ovechkin and with their No. 1 goaltender struggling, a visit from the Montreal Canadiens may be just what the Washington Capitals need.
The slumping Caps try to shut out the Canadiens for a fourth straight time Friday night at the Verizon Center.
Washington (29-26-5) has gone 3-7-2 in its last 12 and is in 10th...
The Washington Capitals were on ice Thursday morning for a practice after their 5-2 humbling at the hands of the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Some updates from Kettler Capitals Iceplex:
Alex Ovechkin, who missed Wednesday's loss with a lower-body injury, did not participate in practice with his teammates. Instead, he engaged in some light skating and shooting before...
Erik Karlsson and Milan Michalek each had three points Wednesday and the Ottawa Senators defeated the Washington Capitals 5-2. John Carlson and Mathieu Perreault scored for the Capitals, who have lost three straight. Alex Ovechkin missed the game with a lower body injury and is listed as day-to-day. Karlsson finished with a goal and two assists to set a new franchise record for assists by a...
For Immediate Release:
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Albany, N.Y. – The Hockey Commissioners Association (HCA) today announced
that Nate Ewell has been appointed to the position of interim Executive Director
of College Hockey, Inc., (CHI).
“We are extremely pleased to announce Nate’s promotion to his new position
knowing that he is an experienced professional who is...