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Ovechkin's team mates and coach in awe of his latest accomplishment

Alexander Ovechkin celebrates his 484th career NHL goal. Patrick McDermott Getty ImagesAlexander Ovechkin gathered the puck at the blue line of his offensive zone. He first looked for T.J. Oshie up the middle. Oshie deflected it wide. Ovechkin crashed towards the net as Oshie flung the puck to a waiting Nicklas Backstrom. Without even looking, Backstrom flicked it back to Ovechkin...
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Watch: Alex Ovechkin Sets Mark for Most Goals Scored by Russian

After going without a goal for four games Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin finally scored his 484th career goal on Thursday versus the Dallas Stars. He surpassed Sergei Federov for the most NHL goals scored by a Russian-born player. THERE IT IS! No. 484! @ovi8 now has career goals record among Russian @NHL players! Congrats Ovi! #Gr8 #RockTheRed
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Ovechkin fails to score again, but his countryman wins it for Caps

Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (left) his OT winner with Alex Ovechkin on Wednesday night. Paul Sancya AP PhotoDETROITWith Alex Ovechkin again held scoreless, Washington's other Russian standout made the big play to win the game.Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 45 seconds into overtime to lift the Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Kuznetsov...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin still eluded by record-breaking goal

Chasing records tends to stymy even the best of players—and Alexander Ovechkin appears to be no exception.It has now been over a week since the Capitals’ captain tied Sergei Fedorov’s record for most NHL goals scored by a Russian-born player. The ways in which that record-breaking 484th goal have eluded him are rather remarkable.During the stretch since tying Fedorov’s record...
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Alex Ovechkin Says Justin Williams ‘Owes Me Dinner’

View image | Following the Washington Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Philaelphia Flyers on Thursday, the talk shifted to the coach’s challenge that cost Alex Ovechkin his record-setting 484th goal of his career. For the second time in the three games a violation by teammate Justin Williams negated Ovechkin of the goal needed to surpass Sergei Federov for the...
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Alex Ovechkin Denied of Record-Setting Goal No. 484 after Coach’s Challenge

View image | The Washington Capitals got back on track with a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday, but there was still a bit of disappointment from the Caps. For the second time in three games captain Alex Ovechkinw as denied a historic 484th career goal. Ovechkin got a pass to the left circle before rifling the puck through the net with 38.2 seconds...
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Will Alexander Ovechkin break Sergei Fedorov's record on Tuesday?

There are a couple good reasons to catch the contest between the Washington Capitals and Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. The most obvious is, of course, the chance to watch history be made.Washington forward Alex Ovechkin tied Sergei Fedorov’s goals-scored record on Saturday night. One more marker, and the Caps’ captain will hold the record for the most NHL goals scored by a Russian...
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Alex Ovechkin Ties Sergei Federov for Most Goals Scored by Russian Player

Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin tied Sergei Federov Saturday for the most NHL goals scored by a Russian-born player. Ovechkin scored at the 4:51 mark of the second period on a power play goal. He was able to track down a deflected pass from teammate Evgeny Kuznetsov before tapping it past Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer. Ovechkin, who has led the NHL in goals scored...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Crosby-Ovechkin Era rolls on with latest Pens-Caps showdown

They are arguably the two most polarizing figures in the NHL. So it comes as little surprise that when the Penguins and Capitals face off for the first time this season, the bulk of the focus is on Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin, and recounting their long-standing “rivalry.”Heck, it hasn’t been called “The Sid & Ovi Show” for the past decade for nothing.With their...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin on space tourism: I am doing all right staying on Earth

Alexander Ovechkin has always been viewed as a rather peculiar, somewhat eccentric fellow. Now it may be apropos to refer to him as a “space oddity.” The Washington Capitals superstar recently had an asteroid named after him in Russia. Astronomer Leonid Elenin — who said he named the asteroid, discovered in 2009, after Ovi as a late birthday gift — presented the NHL superstar...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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