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ALEXANDER OVECHKIN RUMORS

Capitals Beat Islanders 2-1 In Game 7, Set Up Round 2 Series Vs. Rangers

WASHINGTON — Unburdened by the catastrophes of past Game 7s littering the Washington Capitals’ playoff history, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov delivered a breathtaking, series-clinching goal that got Alex Ovechkin’s seal of approval. “Pretty sick,” Ovechkin declared. Sure was. Skating around every opponent on the ice as he swooped across from the right boards, past the slot and...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jumpin'! Ovechkin, Caps celebrate Game 7 goal in amusing fashion

Capitals fans weren't the only ones jumping in celebration after Joel Ward's go-ahead goal in the second period of Monday night's Game 7 win over the Islanders.Unsurprisingly, Ward himself leaped in excitement, but what was far more noticeable was Alex Ovechkin drifting in from the face-off circle and jumping across the slot while covering what seemed to be a monumental distance...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jumpin'! Caps celebrate Game 7 goal in amusing fashion

Capitals fans weren't the only ones jumping in celebration after Joel Ward's go-ahead goal in the second period of Monday night's Game 7 win over the Islanders.Unsurprisingly, Ward himself leaped in excitement, but what was far more noticeable was Alex Ovechkin drifting in from the face-off circle and jumping across the slot while covering what seemed to be a monumental distance...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin jokes about taking a chair from Nassau Coliseum

The Washington Capitals have an opportunity to close out their series against the New York Islanders on Saturday afternoon inside the Nassau Coliseum. Should the Capitals win Game 6, the doors will officially close on the arena and the Isles will officially call Brooklyn home. Alex Ovechkin was asked about the opportunity to close out the Coliseum with a victory and he had a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The new “Young Guns” in Washington

View image | gettyimages.com When people have thought about the Washington Capitals over the last ten or so years, they thought of one person, Alexander Ovechkin. In 2008, the Washington Capitals set out to stretch that list to four while marketing the “Young Guns”, a group of young offensively talented players that would lead the […] The post The new “Young Guns” in Washington...
Via Along the Boards
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom Leading the Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin of Russia, right, reacts, after Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) of Sweden scored in overtime of Game 4 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y., Tuesday, April 21, 2015 to give the Capitals a 2-1 overtime victory over the New York Islanders to even their series at 2-2...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlight: Alex Ovechkin Scores First Goal of 2015 NHL Playoffs

It took him 96 minutes and nine seconds of game time in the series, but Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the 2015 NHL Playoffs. OVI! The #Gr8! @ovi8 gets another int he 2nd for the #Caps! #CapsIsles #RockTheRed #CapsPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/uVXcXF0QxG — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) April 18, 2015 Ovechkin put a rebound off Matt Niskanen’s slap shot past New York...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Falter in Season Finale, but Head into Playoffs Trending in Right Direction

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his goal in the first period against the Leafs (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)   The Washington Capitals headed into their regular season finale against he New York Rangers with a playoff spot already secured and their first-round opponent already decided in the New York Islanders. They still had plenty to play for...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin says he’d play in Montreal if he wasn’t with Washington

Alex Ovechkin has repeatedly stated that he’s happy with the Washington Capitals and has no desire to play for another team. The topic has come up several times, but Ovechkin has continually pledged his allegiance to the Caps. Still … it’s fun to wonder where Ovechkin would want to play if he wasn’t with the Capitals. That’s exactly what ESPN asked of the star forward and...
Via Puck Drunk Love
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Russia, Ukraine and the Alexander Ovechkin effect

I have to admit, foreign affairs are not exactly in my wheelhouse. As a fat, happy American, I am mostly blissfully unaware of the turmoil outside of the United States,..... The post Russia, Ukraine And The Alexander Ovechkin Effect appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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