Found June 17, 2013 on Mr. Irrelevant:
MVP??wow!!!)))haha — Alex Ovechkin (@ovi8) June 16, 2013 Despite playoff loss, Ovechkin takes Hart for 3rd career MVP. [CSNW] Adam Oates says Ovi’s selfless play lead him to MVP season. [WP] The Nats don’t have an RBI since last Thursday, only one win. [NI] Strasburg looked pretty good in DL return (5 IP, 4 K, 1 R) but still lost. [NE] Nats take on former No. 1 SP John Lannan tonight. [Nats Journal] O’s take 3 of 4 from Boston, move to 2nd in AL East, and GIFs. [CC] A look at what a Manny Machado contract extension might look like. [CC] Terps land another shooter for 2014 class, 6′6″ Jared Nickens. [BS] Somehow Steve Spurrier makes a bad coaches list over Jim Zorn. [DS] Miss Utah wants to “create education better.” Yikes. [FTW]

Ovechkin Wins Hart Memorial Trophy For 3rd Time

Image via RMNB Alex Ovechkin was faced with a challenge this year under rookie Washington Capitals Coach Adam Oates. Oates decided in order to revitalize Alex’s game, he would move the super star forward from left wing to right wing. While the transition was tough early on in the year, the bold move by Oates eventually paid off. Although the payoff from the coaching switch didn’t...

Ovechkin says broken foot healing

Alex Ovechkin says his broken left foot is healing well after playing almost three full games on it last month. The Washington Capitals' captain, who won his third Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP, sustained a hairline fracture in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the New York Rangers. He did not miss any time, playing in Game 7 the next night and then at...

Simmons: Ovechkin is half-Hart-ed

Many of the voters who determined the winners of the vast majority of the NHL's individual awards for the 2013 season--the Professional Hockey Writers' Association--readily admitted that their decisions were made much more difficult by the fact that a 48-game season is more of a "sprint" than an 82-game marathon (yielding players on "streaks" meriting...

Oveckin Wins Hart Memorial Trophy

Alex Ovechkin, captain and forward for the Washington Capitals, won his this Hart Memorial Trophy on Saturday, June 15th when the second half of the winners for the 2012-2013 National Hockey League Awards were announced. The Hart Memorial Trophy is awarded to the NHL's Most Valuable Player as determined by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. This year, the players...

Congratulations, Alex Ovechkin!

Alex Ovechkin won his third NHL MVP award.

Caps' Ovechkin wins Hart Trophy

Alexander Ovechkin has won his third Hart Trophy, given to the NHL's most valuable player.

Hockeybuzz Hot Topic: NHL Announces Award Winners

Earlier today, the National Hockey League announced that Alexander Ovechkin has won his second Hart Trophy as the League's Most Valuable Player. Ovechkin actually got off to a slow start in the lockout-shortened season but came on very strong as the season progressed. The race was close. Ovechkin (1,090 voting points, 50 first-place votes) edged out top runners-up Sidney Crosby...

Mike Ribiero Hangs With Wayne Gretzky

Hey, look! It's a first line center with a second line center. Unrestricted free agent Mike Ribeiro, who will probably not be returning to the Capitals due to the fact that he proved he's worth more than what's in the budget, posed for a photo with NHL legend Wayne Gretzky. This photo was taken at a hotel Resto, a place where rich people stay.

Richard Cloutier: What Do You Know?

Can you all remember back to the beginning of the season, when everyone said Alex Ovechkin was washed up and the Caps should trade him? MVP this season, according to a collection of random media types. Who's laughing now? Hockey fans are dumb. I should know; I'm one of them. The difference between me being dumb and the average fan being dumb is, I get about five people...

Capitals Alex Ovechin Wins NHL MVP Award

  According to, Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, beat out rival Sidney Crosby to win his third Hart Trophy, an award given to the league’s most valuable player. Ovechkin beat out Crosby and John Tavares of the New York Islanders to take home his third Hart Trophy as the NHL’s Most Valuable Player as decided by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association...

Full Court Press: The Many Faces of Phil Mickelson from 1991 to Present, Ovechkin Wins 3rd MVP, Miss USA Contestants in Bikinis

Click on photo to see the many faces of the People’s Champion We’ve been on Phil Mickelson all week so needless to say we are thrilled Phil was able to hang on and win the 2013 U.S. Open. Overall, it was a great tournament and a great way to celebrate Father’s Day. Congratulations to Phil Mickelson. The Press NBA Trade Rumors: Lakers Must Considered Sign-and-Trade for Dwight...

Bobrovsky among NHL's major award winners

CHICAGO (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin capped his great season with the NHL's biggest award. The Washington Capitals right wing won his third Hart Trophy, given to the league's MVP, on Saturday night, beating out Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby and John Tavares of the New York Islanders. Ovechkin led the NHL with 32 goals during the regular season, the first time he's led the league...

Defining The Hart Trophy

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, Has the time come for the NHL to change the way it defines the Hart Trophy? Currently, the award – voted on by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association – goes to the player adjudged “to be the most valuable to his team.” This, annually, trips up voters, and it did again this year, when Alex Ovechkin of the...

20 Prospects in 20 Days: Valeri Nichushkin

  Source: With only 12 days left until the first round of the NHL Draft in New Jersey, The PensNation will be breaking down a prospect each day until June 30th. Today, we will take a closer look at right wing Valeri Nichushkin.   Source: Right Wing Valeri Nichushkin, Chelyabinsk 2 (RUS), 18 years old Height: 6’3″, Weight:  196 pounds...
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