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He's still got it... For forty minutes on Wednesday night, I was left with the impression that Alex Ovechkin had really changed. The focus in trying to become a more complete player having taken a toll on his ability to break a hockey game wide open at key moments, Ovechkin was playing well against the Senators, but you could tell that he was thinking too much. Not necessarily about the...
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Alex Ovechkin cup checks Chris Neil

Check out this spear by Alex Ovechkin, that is unacceptable and it will be interesting to see if the league will suspend Ovechkin for his spear on Ottawa Senators tough guy Chris Neil. The video doesn't lie, that was a blatant spear and if Ovechkin doesn't like being checked he should take a number and get Neil back the correct way. To add injury to insult Chris Neil...

Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Capitals over Senators

Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Capitals over Senators

Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

Capitals' Ovechkin seeks groove with more ice time

Balance is all well and good, and the Washington Capitals were excelling early this season when rolling through four lines. But when things went awry – eventually costing Bruce Boudreau his job – analyst Alan May said there wasn't enough emphasis placed on allowing star players like Alex Ovechkin do ...

Caps score four in third period to overcome Sens

Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday.

Capitals use 4-goal 3rd to beat Senators (AP)

Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Nicklas Backstrom tied it at 2 with his 10th goal on a power play 9:45 into the third. He earned his 19th assist on Ovechkin's spectacular go-ahead goal, his ninth at 13:50.

Ottawa Senators Player Chris Neil Penalized for Diving (Video)

The Capitals beat the Senators last night 5-3.  This is Ottawa Senators Player Chris Neil taking a stick to the midsection by Alex Ovechkin.  Or was it. Ovechkin was simply skating down the ice to catch up with the play. The stick barely looks like it touches Neil and you can see Neil look to his left to see where the referee is before he goes down to the ice.  Neil was eventually...

Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Capitals' third-period rally over Senators

OTTAWA — Alex Ovechkin scored one of three straight goals by Washington in the third period to lead the Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night. Nicklas Backstrom tied it at 2 with his 10th goal on a power play 9:45 into the third. He ...

VIDEO: Chris Neil called for diving after Alex Ovechkin spear

Confidence

The Caps need confidence desperately. Hopefully, their 5-3 win in Ottawa will give them some of it back.  They scored on a power play, finally, after blowing a 5 on 3.  Alex Ovechkin scored a goal after turning away from the d-man, stopping in an instant, sending ice shavings into the air, and lifting a wrist shot past Craig Anderson.  Troy Brouwer scored 15-seconds later on a...

Puck Headlines: Ovechkin, Bourdon unpunished; Sutton suspended

Here are your Puck Headlines: a glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Devin Dubnyk makes it rain. • Alex Ovechkin will not be fined nor suspended for his spear on Chris Neil in the Washington Capitals' win over the Ottawa Senators, for which Neil was penalized for diving...
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