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KHL president hints at return to Russia for Ovechkin, Malkin

Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin are proud Russians. They have represented their country repeatedly on the international stage, having won many a gold medal at various world championships. As a result, despite their playing in the NHL half a world away, they remain among the biggest sporting celebrities in their country. Naturally, their countrymen would prefer to see them playing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin plays in charity game to raise money for orphanages

Photo cred: 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Evgeni Malkin Singing Karaoke With Alex Ovechkin

Evgeni Malkin off of the ice is just as, if not more exciting than he is on the ice. The random and hilarious pictures that he takes, and now this, singing karaoke with Alex Ovechkin. Geno is the king of kings.
Via PensInitiative
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Ovechkin and Malkin sing karaoke

Watch Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin sing some truly horrible karaoke.
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOSHOP EXPO: What Is Alex Ovechkin Showing Us?

Well, the dog days of summer are almost behind us – finally. With September rolling around comes multiple Facebook posts about pumpkin coffee, Sons of Anarchy, the brats going back to school and most important…hockey. So we’re going to kick this off with a fun little photoshop expo. This lovely image was tweeted to Adam of ThePensblog who retweeted it. So to get the creative...
Via Days of Y'Orr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Fact or Fiction: Alex Ovechkin will lead the league in goals in 2014-15

Welcome to Fact or Fiction, a series where the PDL crew takes a look at a topic in the NHL and discusses whether or not it will come to fruition. Some topics will be more divisive than others, so we hope you’ll check back and weigh in on the various Fact or Fiction conversations. Alex Ovechkin silenced his critics and led the league in goals with 51 in 2013-14. After a few underwhelming...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin tore his knee ligaments at Worlds

Photo cred: It seems that Alex Ovechkin did receive an injury while he was playing in the World Championships. Luckily it wasn’t too serious. In a game against Germany, Ovechkin left the ice and was taken to the hospital.  The injury wasn’t serious enough to keep Ovechkin off the ice  the rest of the tournament. In the end, Alex Ovechkin and Russia won gold at the World...
Via DC Sports-Kings
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Ovechkin's fiancée break up with him over Instagram pic?

I would imagine there is more to it than this, but it isn’t uncommon for social media to be the straw that broke the camel’s back in a relationship. According to SI, Ovechkin’s lady tennis player Maria Kirilenko didn’t take too kindly to this Instagram photo of Ovechkin and Russian basketball pro Vitaly Fridzon in Helicopter (you can see the photo below).  The sad part is...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 22, 2014  |  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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