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Highlight: Alex Ovechkin Scores First Goal of 2015 NHL Playoffs

It took him 96 minutes and nine seconds of game time in the series, but Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the 2015 NHL Playoffs. OVI! The #Gr8! @ovi8 gets another int he 2nd for the #Caps! #CapsIsles #RockTheRed #CapsPlayoffs — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) April 18, 2015 Ovechkin put a rebound off Matt Niskanen’s slap shot past New York...
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No Coast Bias Stanley Cup Playoffs 2015 Preview: Washington Capitals (2) vs. New York Islanders (3)

Season Recap: Washington Capitals (45-26-11, 101 Points) What do you get when you have a new defensive minded coach paired up with the offensive juggernaut that is Alexander Ovechkin? You get the 2014-2015 Washington Capitals. A team with a new outlook on defensive play under Barry Trotz and an Alex Ovechkin winning another Rocket Richard [&hellip No visits yet The post No...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals Falter in Season Finale, but Head into Playoffs Trending in Right Direction

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his goal in the first period against the Leafs (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon)   The Washington Capitals headed into their regular season finale against he New York Rangers with a playoff spot already secured and their first-round opponent already decided in the New York Islanders. They still had plenty to play for...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Things to Note Heading into the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (#8) before the start of overtime against the Montreal Canadiens in game one of their NHL quarterfinal Stanley Cup playoff series at Verizon Center. (Mandatory Credit: Clyde via Flickr). It’s that time of year again. Another National Hockey League regular season has passed and now 16 teams will make the playoff push to the Stanley Cup...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin is Leading the Charge for the Resurgent Capitals

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates with the puck against Boston Bruins left wing Loui Eriksson during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, April 8, 2015, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) When people watch the Washington Capitals of this season, they see a balanced, efficient defensive team with a high octane...
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8 days ago  |  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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Closing in on 6th 50-Goal Season

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) skates the puck up the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in New York. The Capitals won 5-2. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/John Minchillo) Alex Ovechkin is known as one of the most prolific snipers of the modern era. However, he is about to reach a milestone that might...
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17 days ago  |  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 — Washington Capitals (@washcaps...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals to Take over NHL Points Lead

View image | Like him or hate him, you have to admit Alex Ovechkin is a bad man. The Washington Capitals captain is understanding it is gut-check time as the playoffs approach. Ovechkin scored two goals in the Capitals 3-2 win over the Minnesota Wild. His first was the play of the game. Ovechkin knifed through the Wild defense, rifled a shot on goal and got his...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Russia, Ukraine and the Alexander Ovechkin effect

I have to admit, foreign affairs are not exactly in my wheelhouse. As a fat, happy American, I am mostly blissfully unaware of the turmoil outside of the United States,..... The post Russia, Ukraine And The Alexander Ovechkin Effect appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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