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ALEXANDER OVECHKIN RUMORS

Ludqvist and Crew Passing off Ovechkin’s Promise

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), from Sweden, stops the puck against Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, during the third period of Game 6 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoffs, Sunday, May 10, 2015, in Washington. The Rangers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) Alex Ovechkin received a lot of publicity when he boldly claimed...
Via The Sports Journal
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin: We are going to come back and win the series

Alex Ovechkin is full of confidence despite his team losing its last two playoff games. The Washington Capitals lost Sunday to the New York Rangers in Game 6 4-3 to tie the series at three and force a Game 7. Game 7 will be played on Wednesday in New York, and Ovechkin thinks his team...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin guarantees Game 7 win for Capitals

With the series between Washington and New York tied at three games a piece, Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin made a bold statement guaranteeing the Caps would win the seventh and deciding game.  “We’re going to play our game and we’re going to come back and we’re going to play Montreal or Tampa,” Ovechkin told the media scrum. Here’s Barry Trotz on...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin Guarantees Game 7 Win Vs. Rangers (Video)

Alexander Ovechkin has never played in an Eastern Conference final, but he’s very confident it will happen this season. The Washington Capitals captain channeled his inner Mark Messier after losing Game 6 on Sunday night and guaranteed a win in Tuesday’s Game 7 at Madison Square Garden. Alex Ovechkin still confident: "The character of this group, it shows a lot. We gonna come...
Via NESN.com
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Matching up on Alex Ovechkin is more important than shadowing him

After last night’s crushing defeat, the strategy for defending Alex Ovechkin came to the forefront (aside from the Backstrom hit). Well, it became more of a priority than before, since he dominated the game. Ovechkin had a goal and an assist, a +10 scoring chance differential, and double up on his USAT/FF and SAT/CF numbers. Read more → The post Matching up on Alex Ovechkin is...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
May 01, 2015  |  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
April 24, 2015  |  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
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal Of Season For Sixth Time (Video)

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin smiled that gap-toothed grin of his while standing for a commemorative photo in the locker room, holding the puck he put in the net a couple of hours earlier for his NHL-leading 50th goal. “A good picture,” the player known as Alex the Great proclaimed. It’s a pose he is getting used to. Ovechkin netted No. 50 in a season for the sixth time ...
Via NESN.com
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Ovechkin stars in NBC playoff commercial

NBC rolled out one of their commercials for the Stanley Cup Playoffs and their first spot features Alex Ovechkin. The ad tries to show the special connection between young fans and one of the game’s biggest stars. #Caps captain and NHL scoring leader @Ovi8 in a new NBC commercial. Don't miss a moment. #Gr8 #RockTheRed https://t.co/dq8uOT9vYH — Washington Capitals (@washcaps...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin wipes out during goal celebration against Maple Leafs (GIF)

Washington Capitals left winger Alex Ovechkin wiped out during a goal celebration in the opening minute of the first period during Sunday's game against Toronto.Ovechkin scored his 40th goal of the season just 33 seconds into the game. Ovechkin threw himself into the boards in excitement, then promptly lost his balance and wiped out. Fortunately, he didn't hurt himself, or that...
Via Holdout Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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