Alex Ovechkin

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Ovechkin Nets 50th Goal, Capitals Top Blues

Alex Ovechkin became the 11th player in NHL history to score 50 or more goals in a season five times, and the Washington Capitals kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the slumping St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Tuesday night.

04/08/2014

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals celebrates his game-winning power play goal at 2:44 of the third period against the Anaheim Ducks at the Honda Center on March 18, 2014 in Anaheim, Calif. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Ovi’s Go-Ahead Goal Pushes Capitals Past Ducks

With the Anaheim Ducks bearing down on him all night, Jaroslav Halak couldn’t relax for even a moment in front of the Washington Capitals’ net until the horn sounded on another victory.

03/19/2014

Alex Ovechkin makes his tourney picks. (Credit: @MonumentalNtwrk)

How Alex Ovechkin Makes NCAA Tournament Selections (Video)

Alex Ovechkin filled out an NCAA Tournament bracket for a Monumental Network video, the highlights of which – sports logic free – are noted here (Video).

03/18/2014

Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals

Caps Fall 3-2 to the Penguins

Sidney Crosby had a hand in both early goals as Pittsburgh converted on two of its first three shots Monday night, Chris Kunitz scored twice, and the Penguins beat Alex Ovechkin’s struggling Washington Capitals 3-2.

03/10/2014

Alex Ovechkin celebrates a second period goal, his second of the game and his 800th career point, against the Boston Bruins during a game at the TD Garden on March 1, 2014 in Boston, Mass. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Ovechkin’s 2 Goals Lift Caps to Win

Alex Ovechkin looks as if he’s ready to carry the Washington Capitals to one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots.

03/02/2014

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capital is unable to get to the rebound as goaltender Tim Thomas #34 of the Florida Panthers stops the shot during second period action at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (credit: Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Scores Go-Ahead Goal For Capitals

Alex Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and had two assists and Troy Brouwer had two power-play goals Thursday night, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 5-4 victory over the Florida Panthers.

02/27/2014

(Photo credit: JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Apologizes For Russia’s Hockey Performance in Sochi

Alex Ovechkin apologized for Russia’s hockey performance at the Olympics, a sentiment put in perspective by the encouraging news that his father was on the way home after heart surgery.

02/25/2014

Alex Ovechkin (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ovechkin to Join Capitals for Practice on Tuesday

Alex Ovechkin will resume practice with the Washington Capitals on Tuesday after a disappointing Olympics and a health scare involving his father.

02/24/2014

Alexander Ovechkin of Russia watches from the bench during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff against Finland on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on Feb. 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps GM: Ovechkin Still in Sochi After Father Undergoes Heart Surgery

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is remaining in Russia after his father underwent heart surgery.

02/20/2014

Alexander Ovechkin reacts after Finland beat Russia 3-1 during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

For All His Talent and Leadership, Ovechkin Hasn’t Come Through

For all of his talent and leadership, 28-year-old Alex Ovechkin just hasn’t come through.

02/20/2014

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