Alex Ovechkin

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Each Team’s Last Draft Lottery Win

Get your popcorn. Take a break from golf. The teams outside the playoffs are anxiously waiting to see where their ping pong balls will drop Monday night as their team’s future will be determined. Let’s look at each team’s last lottery win and who they drafted with the 1st overall pick. The teams are listed […]

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Capitals’ Season Ends in Overtime

The Washington Capitals 2022-2023 season lasted five minutes and 34 seconds longer than anticipated. After losing a 3-goal lead in their 82nd game, the Capitals lost 5-4 to the New Jersey Devils in overtime Thursday night. Both Tom Wilson and Dylan Strome continued their respective point streaks. Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin also appeared on […]

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Capitals Re-sign Trevor van Riemsdyk

The Washington Capitals and general manager Brian MacLellan have been busy over the last week or two as they were major sellers at the NHL Trade Deadline. With their focus on the future, they continued shaping the roster beyond this season. One of the major areas that needed to be addressed was the blue line, […]

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Eastern Conference Wild Card Up For Grabs

With the NHL Trade Deadline now behind us, teams can now focus on the Stanley Cup Playoffs as the regular season comes to an end. On average, teams have about 20 games left on their schedule to get into a playoff spot or hold on to the one they currently have. Regarding the top three […]

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Washington Now Has Assets to go all in on Arizona Defenseman

The Washington Capitals are in an interesting spot heading toward the March 3rd trade deadline. The Capitals find themselves falling further out of the playoff race following a six-game losing streak. While they are not entirely out of the playoff picture, it is an uphill battle for them as they are currently in sixth place […]

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Capitals’ Week of Weakness

The Washington Capitals beat the NHL-best Boston Bruins on February 11th. They haven’t won a game since. Through four games, Washington’s opponents have outscored it 17-7; it has given up three or more goals each time. Through the four games, the Capitals allowed three power-play goals. While half of those losses are to the Carolina […]

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Penguins Blow 4-2 Lead, Fall To Isles 5-4

The Pittsburgh Penguins fell to the New York Islanders 5-4 last night at UBS Arena.  Forward Anders Lee and forward Brock Nelson each had two goals and an assist, and goalie Ilya Sorokin made 40 saves for the Islanders, who improved to 28-23-7. The Islanders won their first game since February 7th. They were 0-1-2 […]

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Penguins’ Crosby Set To Team Up With Rival Ovechkin In All-Star Skills Competition

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Sidney Crosby will be teaming up with rival Alex Ovechkin at the All-Star Skills Competition tonight as part of the NHL’s breakaway competition, the NHL announced. The event will be held at FLA Live Arena in Sunrise, Florida. It will feature some other notable NHL stars from the past and present, including […]

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Capitals Endure Penguins at Home

The Washington Capitals scored the first goal of the game and the last goal of the shootout to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 Thursday night in Capital One Arena. The win gives the Capitals a one-point advantage over the Penguins in the East’s wild-card contest. Alex Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal on an early power-play […]

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Head Coach Peter Laviolette Provides An Injury Update On Alex Ovechkin

The Washington Capitals started the season with up-and-down play that saw them fall early in the standings. Thanks to a strong December and the red-hot goal-scoring by Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals now find themselves on the door step for one of the top three spots in the Metropolitan Division. The month of January has been […]

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