Capitals hockey star Alex Ovechkin is tasked with the unenviable burden of leading his national team to gold in the Sochi Games, which, understandably so, Brooks Laich told the Junkies, has put “a lot of pressure” on his two-time NHL MVP teammate to deliver.
Alex Ovechkin knew what he was going to do before he heard Capitals teammate Mike Green yelling for the pass.
Alex Ovechkin was back — and so were the Washington Capitals’ winning ways.
Alex Ovechkin’s absence added to the Washington Capitals’ offensive woes and the Ottawa Senators were only too glad to take advantage.
Maybe Capitals coach Adam Oates’ job is even in jeopardy after five straight defeats and nine in the last 11 games.
Alexander Ovechkin’s 34th goal of the season gave Washington a 3-2 lead midway through the third period but the Capitals collapsed over the final 10 minutes.
Patrick Marleau scored the only goal of the shootout, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
There’s been an open season on Russia leading up to the Sochi Games, and that clearly strikes a nerve with Alex Ovechkin.
Ryan Suter had a career-best performance, and the Minnesota Wild made NHL history — all part of one impressive comeback Saturday night.
The season isn’t quite half over, and already New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer might be running out ways to praise about Jaromir Jagr.