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ALEXANDER OVECHKIN RUMORS

Top line right wing options for the Washington Capitals

Now in their offseason, Washington Capitals’ General Manager Brian MacLellan has put finding a top line right winger to play with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom high on his to-do list. Here are some players who may fit the bill for Washington outside of their organization: Drew Stafford The Winnipeg Jets acquired Stafford and Tyler […] The post Top line right wing options...
Via Along the Boards
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin Leads Capitals Into Another Game 7

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on in the first period of the Capitals 4-3 loss to the New York Rangers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) “We’re going to come back and win the series. We’re going to play our game...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Kreider Stepping Up, Alex Ovechkin Slumping as Momentum Shifts

NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 23: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals skates against Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on December 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images)   The Washington Capitals have found themselves in a tough spot. After sprinting out to a 3-1 series lead over the rival New York Rangers, looking...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
29 days 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
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
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