Moscow Dynamo would be likely landing spot for Alex Ovechkin if he chose to bolt for KHL

If Alex Ovechkin ever thought of hiking off to the KHL down the road, it could land with the Moscow Dynamo, for whom he’s an adviser. The club is owned by billionaire Arkady Rotenberg, who used to spar at judo with Russian president Vladimir Putin when they were kids. - Longtime Edmonton Oilers orthopedic specialist Dr. David Reid’s hopes of being in the owner’s box at Churchill...
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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin under fire again

No matter how a Washington Capitals season ends, who the coach is, how the roster is constructed or which way the team is trying to play, the majority of the criticism levied upon the organization is directed toward Alex Ovechkin. Nine seasons into his NHL career, there’s no one more aware of that reality than Ovechkin himself. “It’s part of my job,” Ovechkin, 28, said...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin: I’m never going to ask for a trade

Photo: There is a lot of finger pointing going on throughout the media in Washington with the Capitals set to miss the postseason for the first time since the 2006-07 season. There were some positives but clearly a lot more negatives to the 2013-14 season. Alexander Ovechkin led the NHL in goals, scoring 51 along with 24 power play goals and a +/- rating of a -35. Ovechkin...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin Heading Home?, and other Caps Randoms

     I have an incredibly busy Saturday planned for today thanks to my wife and kids but there are still a few items to discuss coming from the American capital today. Since I am in a big hurry I've decided to steal a page out of Clouts' book and just fire these off in a point form random style blog.  1. First off where the hell was this team when the games actually...
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Ovechkin would have to negotiate out of current deal to head to KHL

Ilya Kovalchuk shocked the hockey world last summer when he retired from the NHL and signed with SKA Saint Petersburg in the KHL the following week. Would Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin be next? From TSN: On Thursday’s edition of Insider Trading on the NHL on TSN, (Pierre LeBrun) reported that there were whispers out of the KHL that one of the clubs may try to approach...
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The truth is Alex Ovechkin is an over-rated player

I agree with EVERYTHING  said about Alex Ovechkin. Because of his shortcomings on the other side of the puck I consider him an over-rated player–as much as that can be said of anyone who scores roughly fifty times a year besides the fact that he hits people all over the ice. But he–like Mario Lemieux back when  #66 was in his athletic prime–is indifferent (to say the least...
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GIF: Alexander Ovechkin scores his 50th goal

"Of all the 50-goal seasons that have happened in the NHL, none will be as scrutinized, dissected and analyzed as much as the one Alex Ovechkin has put together in 2013-14." - SB NationDespite his -35 plus/minus rating, Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin has managed to score 50 goals for the fifth time in his career.Posted by Talk Hockey.Related:Photo: Most...
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Alexander Ovechkin shows off puck that notched fifth 50-goal season (pics/vid)

Alexander Ovechkin placed himself in some pretty heady NHL company on Tuesday night when he notched his 50th goal of the season during the Washington Capitals’ 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues. This is the fifth time Ovi has notched fifty goals in a season, and in doing so, joins Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull, […] The post Alexander Ovechkin shows off puck that notched fifth 50-goal...
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Ovechkin gets 50th goal, Capitals top Blues 4-1

ST. LOUIS -- Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night. Ovechkin, who added two assists, beat Ryan Miller with a one-timer from the left circle at 17:54 of the first period for his 50th goal overall...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin takes in Wizards game, hangs with Gheorghe Muresan (vid/pic)

Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin showed some love to his city’s NBA team by taking in the Washington Wizards-Phoenix Suns game on Wednesday night at the Verizon Center. Since the teams share the same arena and the Capitals enjoying a night off, it probably didn’t require too much effort for Ovechkin to take in the […] The post Alexander Ovechkin takes in Wizards...
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