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Why the Capitals will not trade Alex Ovechkin this offseason

Alex Ovechkin is undeniably the best player to ever suit up for the Washington Capitals. He is the greatest goal scorer of a generation and
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
8 hours ago

NHL Mailbag: That Stanley Cup commercial, the Derek Jeter of hockey, and bagels vs. croissants

Is Ben Bishop’s contract with the Dallas Stars good? Is that new Stanley Cup commercial which features a spelling bee good? Are croissants good? And who is the Derek Jeter of hockey? This is the NHL Mailbag. 1. Tin Cup The current commercial everyone seems to love, I’m sorry to say, sucks. The NHL has done some very good Stanley Cup commercials. The one where everyone is speechless...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Sad Alexander Ovechkin at Wizards game shows how he’s getting over playoff loss

This particular NHL season featured more of the same for Capitals players and fans, as the team won the Presidents’ Trophy, yet managed to advance past the second round of the playoffs.After a crushing loss at home in Game 7 to the Penguins, the players and coaches did their exit interviews and called it a year.Alex Ovechkin, however, elected to hang around Verizon Center and root...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Evgeni Malkin is basking in Alex Ovechkin’s misery

The Washington Capitals may have won the Presidents’ Trophy for the second consecutive year, but that meant nothing earlier this week when they were ousted in yet another Game 7.For Alex Ovechkin, it was just another bitter moment in a long history of bitter moments. He has never advanced past the second-round series during his tenure, going 0-7 over that span.But Ovechkin’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Photo of Alexander Ovechkin’s bruised leg shows how painful it must be

Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin didn’t have a good showing in the team’s second-round series against the Penguins, and he took a lot of criticism for it.Ovechkin has now created a lot of discussion about whether or not the team should trade him in the offseason, as he seems to follow the pattern of excelling during the first 82 games, and becoming nearly invisible when things...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh restaurant chain mocks Alex Ovechkin after series

You knew Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals would be hearing it after yet another disappointing postseason, and yet another playoff defeat at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins.The Caps won their third Presidents’ Trophy (for best overall regular season) since 2009, and all three times they have failed to advance past the second round of the playoffs. The Pens have knocked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Niskanen ejected for high cross check that injured Sidney Crosby

Matt Niskanen was ejected from Game 3 of the Penguins-Capitals playoff series Monday after referees determined contact to star forward Sidney Crosby’s head crossed the line.In the first period, Crosby charged towards the net after receiving a pass. As he received the puck, the Penguins star lost his balance (thanks to Alex Ovechkin) and Niskanen awkwardly cross-checked him in the...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen to NHL officials who were mic’d up in the first round of the playoffs

The action on the ice during an NHL game is an entirely different world which is only exposed when the players or officials wear microphones. The conversations and discussions are usually far different – and far more frequent – than what you might expect if you’re only used to watching games on TV.Several officials were mic’d up during the opening round of the playoffs and...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Russia hopes NHL’s Olympic decision provides boost to KHL

It did not take long for Russia to make it clear it wants to take advantage of the NHL’s recent decision regarding the 2018 Winter Olympics. After the NHL announced it will not shut down its league operations to allow players to head to the Olympics as they have since 1998, Russia is hoping to be able to lure some professional hockey players to the Kontinental Hockey League next...
Via The Comeback
April 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Ovechkin remains defiant despite NHL's Olympics decision

Alex Ovechkin not surprisingly is choosing to remain defiant despite the NHL’s announcement this week players won’t be allowed to represent their home countries at the Olympics in South Korea next year. In fact, the Washington Capitals superstar went so far as to accuse the NHL of bluffing.Ovechkin has long maintained intentions to represent Russia in 2018 regardless of the what...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 04, 2017  |  Discuss

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