The Coyotes visit the East-Coast tonight for the first of a four game road trip to play Ovechkin and the Capitals. Since the two teams rarely meet, this is a treat for Coyotes fans to get to see league leading goal scorer and all-around best player Alexander Ovechkin up close.
As if facing Ovechkin isnât bad enough, it is also bad news for the Coyotes because the high...
Alex Ovechkin continued to roll Saturday, scoring his 42nd and 43rd goals of the season as the Washington Capitals topped the Boston Bruins 4-2.
Ovechkin also collected his 800th career point on his second power-play tally of the afternoon in a game that the Caps never trailed. The Washington superstar led all players with nine shots on goal, and after the game, a couple of the...
The Boston Bruins could not stop the red-hot Alex Ovechkin on Saturday afternoon as they fell to the Washington Capitals 4-2.
Ovechkin’s two-power play goals lifted the Caps over the B’s, and Boston has now dropped two games in a row since coming out of the Olympic break. Although some rust would be expected after the extended time away, coach Claude Julien thinks the bigger...
Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers.
Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Laich also tallied for the Capitals and Braden Holtby made 30 saves.
Brad Boyes scored twice for Florida, and Drew Shore and Tomas Fleischmann...
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10 days ago
Alex Ovechkin has apologized for Russia's disappointing performance in the hockey tournament at the Winter Olympics.
Ovechkin spoke Tuesday as he rejoined the Washington Capitals for the resumption of the NHL season.
Russia was eliminated in the quarterfinals last week in Sochi.
Said Ovechkin: ''I want to say sorry to the fans because it's once in a lifetime opportunity...
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12 days ago
Alex Ovechkin will resume practice with the Washington Capitals on Tuesday after a disappointing Olympics and a health scare involving his father.
Ovechkin and the Russians were eliminated in the quarterfinals at the Winter Games last week. He then learned that his father was having heart problems and required surgery.
The Capitals told Ovechkin to remain in Russia with his father...
How big was the men's hockey semifinal between the United States and Canada on Friday night? Big enough to get Russia's superstar to shrug off his team's monumental Olympic disappointment and come to the arena to watch the game.
Alex Ovechkin was in the house at Bolshoy Ice Dome, two days after Russia was eliminated from the tournament by Finland. The star-studded Russians...
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16 days ago
Many considered Russia to be the favorite to take home the gold medal in men’s hockey with the Winter Olympics taking place in their home country, but Alexander Ovechkin and company were a shocking disappointment. Finland defeated Russia 3-1 in the elimination rounds and crushed Russian president Vladimir Putin’s dreams in the process. While Russia […]
They aren’t the Soviet Union anymore, but Russia is still the one team the USA wants to beat, and the USA is still the team that Russia wants to beat. Which is why today’s victory for the American’s is stinging for the Russians, and they are expressing their disapproval for a call that they believed […]Continue reading...