Alex Ovechkin spent the entire 2015 NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft campaigning Team Foligno and Team Toews to make him the last pick, ensuring that he would win a brand new Honda. Things didn’t go as the Washington Capitals captain had planned and he was selected before the final two of Filip Forsberg and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, …
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WASHINGTON, DC – Admittedly, Washington Capitals Coach Adam Oates has a personal preference in the Hart Trophy race for NHL MVP, having watched captain Alex Ovechkin score 18 goals in 16 games to lead his team back from the dead to the Southeast Division lead. “I’m obviously very biased about that, so my answer would …
Last week, Dynamo Moscow team president Arkady Rotenberg stamped out rumours that his club would be courting former star Alex Ovechkin in the event of an NHL lockout. Ovechkin ‘isn’t necessary’, he said to the media, and also Ovechkin’s mother. But Tuesday, KHL president Alexander Medvedev weighed in on the situation. Sure, maybe Ovechkin re-joining …
Alex Ovechkin scored the opening goal for the Washington Capitals as they were able to stave off elimination and force a Game 7 with a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers. The goal was Ovechkin’s 30th career postseason tally, tying him with Peter Bondra for the franchise record.
A maker of many highlight-reel goals [...]
Alex Ovechkin has played in six Stanley Cup Playoffs series during his NHL career, but Thursday night’s game against the Boston Bruins marks the first time he’ll appear in a Game 1 on the road. The Washington Capitals’ string of four consecutive Southeast Division titles was snipped in this tumultuous regular season, as they conceded …
Ovechkin, the two-time league MVP, was off to a slow start with only one goal in the first five games. He ended that slump with goals in the first and third periods to lift the Capitals to a 6-0 start for the first time in team history. Washington had never started better than 4-0.
The Capitals stormed into Philadelphia and roughed-up Ilya Bryzgalov(notes), scoring three goals in a 2 minute, 54-second s[...]
Quite the game went down in Pittsburgh Thursday night, as the league’s best current rivalry got off to an intense start for the ’11-’12 season that saw the Washington Capitals win in overtime, 3-2, over the Penguins.
The game itself was ugly, for the most part, as both the Penguins and Capitals struggled to cohesively move the puck amongst themselves, but what [...]
Here’s Alex Ovechkin throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at today’s game between the Baltimore Orioles and the LA Angels.
So the pitch itself is a relatively innocuous affair. It comes in a little high, but we can forgive Ovechkin for overshooting a little, can’t we? Lord knows Capitals fans do. [...]
The Washington Capitals entered Wednesday night’s Game 4 in desperation mode. By the time the third period had rolled around, they were in the midst of self-destructing. The Capitals have been considered a Stanley Cup contender for the last three or four seasons depending on whom you ask. But what remains indisputable is the fact …
The Washington Capitals had a lot of momentum throughout the first period, but a series of posts and Henrik Lundqvist kept them off the board. Lutanist made the biggest save of the period at the six minute mark, when he had to come across to make a save on Marcus Johansson alone in front. Lundqvist also [...]