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ALEXANDER OVECHKIN RUMORS

Barry Trotz: Alex Ovechkin doesn’t need a Stanley Cup to validate his greatness

Alex Ovechkin recorded his 16th career hat trick last week in a win over the Blues and is just 16 points shy of 1,000 for his career. The three-time Hart Trophy winner has led the NHL in goals six times, including each of the last four years, and his seven 50-goal seasons are more than […]
Via DC Sports Blog
2 days ago

Alex Ovechkin on Capitals Casino Night: Who is the best? Any strategies?

Alex Ovechkin provides intel on the best card players on the team and his strategy for "Capitals Casino Night," benefiting the Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin puts new emphasis on tip-ins in front of net

After Monday's practice, Alex Ovechkin hung around to practice tip-in goals in front of the net. CSN's Jill Sorenson spoke with him afterwards.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago

Capitals' Alex Ovechkin is now going to the net in search of 'priceless' goals

Over the course of an illustrious 12-year career, Alex Ovechkin has become renowned for scoring breathtaking goals. But if you’ve been paying close attention this
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago

Ovechkin collects hat trick as Blues fall 4-3 to Capitals

WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin scored his first hat trick of the season and the 16th of his 10-year NHL career to lead the Washington Capitals over the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night.Ovechkin had a goal in each period to move one hat trick ahead of Florida's Jaromir Jagr for the most among active players. The three-time MVP, who has 12 goals this season, led the Capitals to...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin's 16th hat trick sends Caps to 4-3 win over Blues

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored his first hat trick of the season and the 16th of his 10-year NHL career to lead the Washington Capitals over the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night. Ovechkin had a goal in each period to move one hat trick ahead of Florida's Jaromir Jagr for the most among active players. The three-time MVP, who has 12 goals this season, led the Capitals...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin’s golf swing just as bad as Charles Barkley’s

Alexander Ovechkin is without question one of the best hockey players on the planet. But unlike many of his NHL-playing brethren, whose on-ice talents translate to the golf course, the Washington Capitals superstar … well … that's not the case. Video originally posted to Instagram by Ovechkin himself  — which shows he has a sense of humor about it all — more than adequately...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ovechkin plans to play in the Olympics even if NHL doesn’t

It was just about a year ago that Alex Ovechkin made his intentions clear about playing in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, whether the NHL is there or not. Now that the World Cup of Hockey is about to start, Pierre LeBrun of ESPN checked back with Ovechkin to see if his thoughts had changed, or if the WCH satiated his appetite for international competition. Nope. I asked Ovechkin...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin says the NHL's playoff seeding is 'weird'

Like some hockey fans, Alexander Ovechkin thinks the NHL’s current playoff format is “weird.” The NHL realigned divisions in 2013-14, completely changing up the format which saw top-ranked teams facing bottom-ranked teams in each round. In the new format, in the second round, teams are no longer re-seeded and instead they have to compete in a divisional matchup. The new...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Don't blame Alex Ovechkin for another Capitals early exit

If Washington Capitals fans are feeling a bit of deja vu again after another heartbreaking playoff exit, no one would blame them. This was supposed to be the year that those playoff demons would be exercised. The Caps had a goaltender who tied the NHL record for wins in a regular season, they had balanced scoring up and down their lineup, and the brunt of the pressure wasn’t...
Via The Comeback
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss
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