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ALEXANDER OVECHKIN RUMORS

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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin Vows to Play in 2018 Olympics Despite NHL Being Undecided

View image | gettyimages.com The NHL is undecided on if their players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but one player vowing to play no matter what. That player happens to be one of the league’s more prominent players. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin desires to win a gold medal for his home nation Russia, so much so he is...
Via KCM Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Agreement or not, Alex Ovechkin is going to the 2018 Olympics

The NHL hasn’t decided whether its players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Alex Ovechkin has decided that it doesn’t matter, he’s going. In an interview with Tass in Russia, Ovechkin said that he, and others, will head to Pyeongchang to play for their country: “The same situation was with the [2014] Sochi Games, they said NHL could not be...
Via Puck Drunk Love
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ovechkin intent on playing at 2018 Winter Olympics, even without NHL agreement

Alex Ovechkin loves playing for Russia.Ovechkin has stated that he will play for his country in the Pyeongchang, South Korea Winter Olympics in 2018. If the NHL and International Ice Hockey Federation don't reach an agreement, NHL players may not participate in the Olympics. That doesn't matter to Ovechkin."The same situation was with the (2014) Sochi Games, they said NHL could...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Ovechkin: We are going to come back and win the series

Alex Ovechkin is full of confidence despite his team losing its last two playoff games. The Washington Capitals lost Sunday to the New York Rangers in Game 6 4-3 to tie the series at three and force a Game 7. Game 7 will be played on Wednesday in New York, and Ovechkin thinks his team...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexander Ovechkin guarantees Game 7 win for Capitals

With the series between Washington and New York tied at three games a piece, Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin made a bold statement guaranteeing the Caps would win the seventh and deciding game.  “We’re going to play our game and we’re going to come back and we’re going to play Montreal or Tampa,” Ovechkin told the media scrum. Here’s Barry Trotz on...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin Guarantees Game 7 Win Vs. Rangers (Video)

Alexander Ovechkin has never played in an Eastern Conference final, but he’s very confident it will happen this season. The Washington Capitals captain channeled his inner Mark Messier after losing Game 6 on Sunday night and guaranteed a win in Tuesday’s Game 7 at Madison Square Garden. Alex Ovechkin still confident: "The character of this group, it shows a lot. We gonna come...
Via NESN.com
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ovechkin jokes about taking a chair from Nassau Coliseum

The Washington Capitals have an opportunity to close out their series against the New York Islanders on Saturday afternoon inside the Nassau Coliseum. Should the Capitals win Game 6, the doors will officially close on the arena and the Isles will officially call Brooklyn home. Alex Ovechkin was asked about the opportunity to close out the Coliseum with a victory and he had a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 24, 2015  |  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...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal Of Season For Sixth Time (Video)

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin smiled that gap-toothed grin of his while standing for a commemorative photo in the locker room, holding the puck he put in the net a couple of hours earlier for his NHL-leading 50th goal. “A good picture,” the player known as Alex the Great proclaimed. It’s a pose he is getting used to. Ovechkin netted No. 50 in a season for the sixth time ...
Via NESN.com
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss
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