Missing the playoffs for the first time in a while jarred the Washington Capitals into fundamental changes.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Alex Ovechkin filled out an NCAA Tournament bracket for a Monumental Network video, the highlights of which – sports logic free – are noted here (Video).
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.
Alex Ovechkin looks as if he’s ready to carry the Washington Capitals to one of the Eastern Conference’s final playoff spots.