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Caps' Alex Ovechkin goes without a shot on goal for 3rd time this month

Alex Ovechkin is one of the most prolific shooters in NHL history. This season, the Caps captain ranks third in shots on net with 223, an
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
16 hours ago

Quick Hits: The Ovi is OK edition

Capitals 'most complete team' of Alex Ovechkin era | by Katie Brown, NHL.com We talked about this on the podcast the other night, and out of the potential Cup winners this year, Washington came out as one of the ones that most of us would be OK with. Speaking for myself, I would like to see Ovi win a cup. He’s been a top player for so long, and it would seem incomplete for him...
Via Winging It In Motown
1 day ago

Ovechkin on facing Connor McDavid, other rising stars

With Connor McDavid in town, Alex Ovechkin joined Al Koken to discuss what it is like to face the young guns of the NHL and who he pays attention to.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

Caps' MacLellan says this is the team of the Ovechkin Era

Is this the best Capitals team of the Alex Ovechkin Era? The guy who played a key role in constructing the roster believes it is. I think so, yeah, General
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

WATCH: Great effort by Ovechkin finished off by Oshie

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin goes hard to the net and is almost denied, but teammate T. J. Oshie is there to make sure his captains effort is not wasted.
Via SportsNetCanada
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby reaching 1,000 career points is one of the greatest accomplishments in NHL history

In this scoring-deprived era in the NHL, reaching 1,000 points is an impressive milestone. It signifies a player has been at least very productive for a long time. Many times, like with Henrik Sedin last month, it happens when a player is reaching the end of his career. Sometimes, like with Alex Ovechkin last month or Joe Thornton a few years back, a player has a good amount left...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The biggest snubs and surprises from the NHL 100 Greatest Players list

As part of their centennial celebration, the NHL did something rather expected and released a list of the 100 Greatest Players to ever play in the league.What was unexpected was that they didn’t rank these players, instead opting to list a 100 players organized by what decade they played in.So many outlets saw this and thought "Okay, enough of your participation trophy style list...
Via Yardbarker
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin on being a Russian living in D.C.: ‘I’m neutral’

Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin credits remaining in the middle of the road politically speaking for the ability to navigate playing in the nation’s capital while being a native-born Russian, especially in light of the currently contentious political climate. The relationship between the United States and Russia are dropping to Cold War levels given the recent...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

You may never see a player like Alex Ovechkin ever again

1,000 points in 880 games. You don’t need me to tell you Alex Ovechkin is amazing. His play says so much by itself. His shot, his terrifying presence on the power play, his ability to get shots off from all over the ice, his combination of size and speed, of skill and physicality. He stands out as much as a player can. He’s a monster. But the differences in scoring rates across...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin fittingly scores 1,000 point on amazing shot

Alexander Ovechkin’s climb up the NHL’s scoring list continued Wednesday night when he tallied his 1,000th career point in a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Fittingly, it came on a beautiful shot that also marked his 545th career goal. Ovechkin's 1,000th point pic.twitter.com/x0QpnrIROa — GIF Grand Maester (@myregularface) January 12, 2017 Ovechkin also made some...
Via NESN.com
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss
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