Alex Ovechkin

The Capitals' season likely will revolve around the chemistry established between star Alex Ovechkin and new coach Barry Trotz. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Capitals Preview: Plenty of Changes, Ovechkin Still Key

Missing the playoffs for the first time in a while jarred the Washington Capitals into fundamental changes.

10/08/2014

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals enjoys dinner with a young fan. (Photo by Washington Capitals Photography)

Alex Ovechkin Takes 10-year-old Capitals Fan on Surprise Sushi Date (Watch)

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals surprised a 10-year-old fan by the name of Ann, taking her up on a request to go on a ‘sushi’ date with her favorite hockey player.

10/07/2014

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Maria Kirilenko Breaks Off Engagement with Alex Ovechkin

After three years dating, tennis player Maria Kirilenko has reportedly broken off her engagement with Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, according to multiple Russian outlets.

07/21/2014

The Capitals' season likely will revolve around the chemistry established between star Alex Ovechkin and new coach Barry Trotz. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Ovechkin: New Coach Trotz ‘Going to Bring Some New Stuff’

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Barry Trotz finally had a chance to meet face to face for the first time since the former Nashville Predators coach was named Capitals coach on May 26.

06/23/2014

Former Caps GM George McPhee (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

McPhee: Caps Could Reach Finals In Next 3 Years

George McPhee says he could sense the Washington Capitals were going to get rid of him as general manager, but he thinks the team is set up to reach the Stanley Cup finals “sometime in the next three years.”

04/28/2014

Ovi for DL

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

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