Alexander Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period at Verizon Center on March 31, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Trotz Loves Ovechkin’s Bold Game 7 Prediction

Caps head coach Barry Trotz says he loves the leadership exhibited by Alex Ovechkin in guaranteeing a Game 7 win over the New York Rangers.


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Top 5 Best Alex Ovechkin Moments as a Capital

In honor of Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin breaking the franchise points record on Tuesday, here’s a list of his top five best moments in Ovi’s NHL career.


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Capitals’ Ovechkin Set to Return From Injury

Alex Ovechkin says he’s “able to play” after missing two games with an upper-body injury.


Martin Erat of the Washington Capitals. (Photo by Anthony Vence/Getty Images)

Capitals Outlast Jets Behind Erat’s Shootout Winner

Martin Erat scored the winner in the sixth round of the shootout and the Washington Capitals escaped with a 5-4 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.


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Alex Ovechkin Heads in Right Direction for Caps

Alex Ovechkin is back to being Alexander the Great, the player who leads the NHL in goals and carries his team to division titles.


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Capitals bounce back for 5-1 win over Canadiens

The goals keep going in for Alex Ovechkin — and the Washington Capitals keep winning.


(L-R) Mike Green #52, Alex Ovechkin #8 and Nicklas Backstrom #19. (Photo credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Familiar Trio Has Caps On Course for 5th Southeast Title in 6 Years

It’s not all going smoothly, but as long as Ovechkin, Backstrom and Green are going strong, the Caps are on course to win their fifth Southeast title in six years.


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Alex Ovechkin Still the Star of Online Streaming Games

With the NHL locked out, puckheads in D.C. left fiending for their usual Ovi in October can have their fix via the internet.


Russian Alexander Ovechkin celebrates a goal during a final game against Slovakia at the International Ice Hockey World Championship on May 20, 2012. (credit: YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

Alexander Ovechkin to Play in Russia During NHL Lockout

Alexander Ovechkin is returning to his former Russian team Dynamo Moscow during the NHL lockout.


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LaVar & Dukes: Adam Oates Had Caps On His Mind, Only Adding “Little Things” To Ovechkin’s Game

Adam Oates said it only took him a split to determine he wanted to be the next head coach of the Washington Capitals. In a way, it was fate.