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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

T.J. Oshie #74 of the United States scores on a shootout against Sergei Bobrovski #72 of Russia to win the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on day eight of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

U.S. Defeats Russia 3-2 in Shootout Victory

T.J. Oshie scored four times in the shootout and got the winner in the eighth round, leading the United States past Russia 3-2 Saturday in the thrilling revival of an Olympic hockey rivalry.

02/15/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

Thomas Vanek of the New York Islanders loses control of the puck as Connor Carrick hits him from behind during the second period at the Verizon Center on Feb. 4, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Capitals Get Blanked by Islanders

The Islanders came out on top in a dullard of a game in which the teams seemingly tried to top each other in trying to find the best way to waste a scoring chance.

02/04/2014

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Green Scores OT Goal; Capitals Beat Sabres

Alex Ovechkin knew what he was going to do before he heard Capitals teammate Mike Green yelling for the pass.

01/29/2014

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Caps End 7-Game Skid With Win Over Canadiens

Alex Ovechkin was back — and so were the Washington Capitals’ winning ways.

01/26/2014

Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

Capitals’ Losing Streak Runs to 5 Games With Loss to Rangers

Rick Nash scored two of New York’s three first-period goals, and Henrik Lundqvist won for the fifth time in six outings as the surging Rangers beat the sliding Washington Capitals 4-1 on Sunday night.

01/19/2014

Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth makes a save on Chris Kunitz of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on Jan. 15, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pa.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Capitals Let Late Lead Slip Away in Loss to Penguins

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.

01/15/2014

Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks scores the game-winning goal against Capitals goalie Philipp Grubauer during the Sharks 2-1 shootout win at Verizon Center on Jan. 14, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Caps Go Scoreless in Shootout, Fall to Sharks

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.

01/14/2014

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