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Islanders-Capitals Preview

It's easy for Alex Ovechkin to believe the Washington Capitals will fare better in the finale of their home-and-home set with the surging New York Islanders than they did in the opener. Actually getting it done Friday remains a serious challenge for the Capitals, who will try to keep the visiting Islanders from their first six-game winning streak in seven seasons. John Tavares scored...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Capitals Injury Update: Alex Ovechkin game-time decision against Islanders

The Washington Capitals could be without star forward tonight. Alex Ovechkin suffered from an upper-body tweak Tuesday morning before practice started and missed the practice. #459432342 / With the uncertainty if Ovechkin will play on Wednesday night. There is hope for the fans. He flew with the team to New York. This morning the Captain participated in a full...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin’s late goal tops Avalanche

Alex Ovechkin provided the game-winning goal late in the third period to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in Denver on Thursday night. The Avalanche (6-9-5) held the Capitals (9-7-3) to 23 shots on the night, but failed to generate enough offense to extend their season long two-game winning streak. With the loss, the Avalanche dropped to last...
Via Mile High Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche Injury Update: Tanguay leaves game after taking Ovechkin shot to the face

Colorado Avalanche left winger Alex Tanguay left Thursday night's game against the Washington Capitals and was taken to hospital for a jaw injury. #1992700 / Tanguay sustained an injury to his right jaw after he was hit by a slap shot from Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, according to the Toronto Sun. Tanguay managed to get a stick on Ovechkin's shot from the...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

This just in: Alexander Ovechkin is a pretty damn good hockey player (video)

Alexander Ovechkin is good at hockey. This was proven once again on Thursday night when the Washington Capitals superstar sniper pulled out a bevy of moves from his bag of tricks to stickhandle his way past Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jan Hejda on his way to scoring a highlight reel-worthy goal, one that proved to be...Read More The post This just in: Alexander Ovechkin is a pretty...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin scores late, lifts Caps to 3-2 win

Alexander Ovechkin scored at the 14:04 mark of the third period to lift the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche.  It was Ovechkin’s ninth goal of the season and one of the prettiest goals of his career.  Rather than explain it in details, simply watch it. After losing two straight at the Verizon Center, The Caps have won two straight in a two game Western...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Capitals weekly: what’s happening on the ice in the nation’s capital

The Washington Capitals came away 3-2 on the week, dropping a game to the Calgary Flames in overtime before beating both the Chicago Blackhawks and the Carolina Hurricanes by one goal each. Washington had previously suffered a five-game losing streak before their Nov. 7 win against the Blackhawks   Close, But No Cigar Washington had the lead for most of Tuesday’s game against...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ovechkin stars in bizarre Russian music video

Washington Capitals’ star Alex Ovechkin is in the spotlight, but this time it isn’t for hockey or taking a fan on a sushi date. The NHL’s goal-scoring leader in 2013-14 can now cross off “starring in a pop music video” from his bucket list. Russian singer Katyla Lel released her new music video”Пусть говорят” — which translates to “Let Them Talk...
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ovechkin's dive vs. Montreal was amusing

The NHL may have their first act of embellishment worthy of a review after Alex Ovechkin tumbled to the ice in hilarious fashion when the Capitals took on the Canadiens. PK Subban’s stick brushed up against Ovechkin, sending the forward sprawling on the ice. Subban was hilariously called for hooking on the play. Here’s the dive in question, via Reddit Hockey: Maybe Ovechkin...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Maria Kirilenko breaks off engagement with Alex Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin and women’s tennis star Maria Kirilenko got engaged over a year ago. The two had been dating for three years and seemed very happy together, but the relationship apparently did not work out. On Monday, Kirilenko released a statement through the Russian Tennis Federation announcing that she has called off the engagement. “I […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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