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ALEXANDER OVECHKIN RUMORS

Trotz wasn’t sure if he’d be ‘good fit’ for Green, is excited now

A lot has been made about how new head coach Barry Trotz will handle Alex Ovechkin and Washington’s offense, but what about defenseman Mike Green? Green surpassed the 70-point mark in back-to-back seasons and was a Norris Trophy nominee twice, but he was slowed down by injuries and hasn’t been the same since. Still just 28 years old, Green has become “an enigma,” as former...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin asked out by little girl during skate with special needs kids (video)

Alexander Ovechkin hosted a private skate for 60 children with developmental disabilities at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va., on Thursday. Via the Washington Capitals (by way of Russian Machine Never Breaks): Nearly 60 children and adolescents from American Special Hockey Association programs will have the opportunity to skate and learn from the Capitals […] The...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin will play both left and right wing

Head coach Barry Trotz is supposed to bring change to the Washington Capitals. That change may be coming sooner than expected as he revealed he plans to have Alex Ovechkin skate on both the left and the right wing as the team prepares to enter training camp. Trotz on Ovechkin's wing placement: "Actually both." Said he's leaning more towards LW entering camp, but...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin Capitals’ offseason changes a ‘wake-up call’

Alex Ovechkin returned to town on Wednesday, and by Thursday the autograph-seekers arrived at Kettler Iceplex. Herds of special-needs children, hosted by the Capitals captain, participated in an early afternoon skate. They posed for a massive group picture and chanted “Ovi, Ovi,” and when Ovechkin dropped the puck for a light scrimmage, he launched it high toward the ceiling...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps' Ovechkin says right knee is fine after injury at worlds

  Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin says the right knee he injured at the hockey world championship is fine and he's been working out for the past month or so. Speaking to reporters Thursday, about a week before training camp opens, the three-time NHL MVP says: ''My knee doesn't bother me.'' Ovechkin adds: ''Everything feels fine and 100 percent...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin explains Fascism Photo

Washington Capitals start Alexander Ovechkin created a stir a few weeks ago when he held up a sign that said “Save children from Fascism”.  The sign was taken by the media as Ovechkin’s support for Russian President Putin and his stance on Ukraine. Those assumptions should not be seen as too far fetch given Ovechkin’s close relation with President Putin.  It was also seen...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Alex Ovechkin face Putin backlash in America?

In New York’s East Village, steps away from a 24-hour Ukrainian diner that serves up pierogi as addictive as crack rock, is something a little less comforting: a memorial, adorned with the blue and gold flag of my ancestors, created in February to mourn those who died in the nation’s internal conflicts earlier this year. (Yes, I’m Ukrainian. I’m only Polish for comedic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin plays in charity game to raise money for orphanages

Photo cred: espn.go.com Over the weekend, Alex Ovechkin and other Russian hockey players participated in Ilya Kovalchuk‘s annual charity hockey game. The game raised 16 million rubles, which is about 500 thousand dollars, and the proceeds raised went to various orphanages around Russia. The two teams were captained by Ilya Kovalchuck and Penguins center Evgeni Malkin. Just like...
Via DC Sports-Kings
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Barry Trotz’s relationship with Alex Ovechkin may be complicated

I like to assume that Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz is a man of few words who says directly what he means, and very much means what he says. In that case, Alexander Ovechkin better pick up his game. In an interview with former hometown newspaper The Tennessean, Trotz tells Josh Cooper that he and Ovi get along just swimmingly… for now. “I think people make too much out...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Maria Kirilenko breaks off engagement with Alex Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin and women’s tennis star Maria Kirilenko got engaged over a year ago. The two had been dating for three years and seemed very happy together, but the relationship apparently did not work out. On Monday, Kirilenko released a statement through the Russian Tennis Federation announcing that she has called off the engagement. “I […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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