1. Will Alex Ovechkin Be a 50-Goal Scorer for the Barry Trotz-Led Capitals?

    Alex Ovechkin’s place in the pantheon of NHL superstars is controversial because of concerns about his two-way play, but what isn ’t controversial is that he’s one of the best pure scorers in the game of hockey...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 5,628 reads 34 comments

  2. Maria Kirilenko Comments on Canceling Engagement with Alex Ovechkin

    Women's tennis standout Maria Kirilenko called off her engagement to Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin, and she spoke publicly about canceling it for the first time on Monday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 months ago 18,688 reads 9 comments

  3. Washington Capitals: What Barry Trotz and Brian MacLellan Bring to the Franchise

    When the Washington Capitals, who have the NHL’s most electrifying sniper scoring 51 goals in a season , do not qualify for the postseason, questions will be asked and spotlights will be directed...

    Matt McGladrigan Written by Matt McGladrigan about 3 months ago 275 reads 0 comments

  4. Alex Ovechkin's Trip to World Championship Brings Closure to a Painful Season

    Washington Capitals fans know all too well that Alex Ovechkin had a nightmare season in 2013-14. Hell, the entire hockey world knows that...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 4 months ago 1,496 reads 1 comments

  5. Alex Ovechkin Injury: Updates on Capitals Star's Knee and Recovery

    Updates from Thursday, May 22 Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington reports that Ovechkin is cleared to play in Thurday's game against France: Ovechkin returned to practice ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 months ago 20,457 reads 36 comments

  6. Alexander Ovechkin Rides Tank, Shoots Machine Gun with Russian National Team

    Tanks, guns and loud noises! That was the name of the game for Alexander Ovechkin earlier this week...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 4 months ago 4,120 reads 3 comments

  7. How Will Alex Ovechkin Recover from Dream Season That Turned into a Nightmare?

    This was supposed to be Alex Ovechkin's year. This was supposed to be the year Ovechkin would rip two large gorillas off his back by raising an Olympic gold medal and the Stanley Cup...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 5 months ago 1,327 reads 8 comments

  8. Capitals' Alex Ovechkin Notches 5th 50-Goal Season

    Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 6 months ago 809 reads 2 comments

  9. How Can Alex Ovechkin Have 49 Goals and a Minus-35 Rating?

    Of the 868 skaters who have played at least one NHL game this season, nobody has scored more goals than Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin , who has lit the lamp 49 times...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 6 months ago 11,974 reads 40 comments

  10. Alexander Ovechkin Suffers Scary Collision with Teammate Jack Hillen

    The only thing worse than hit-sticking your most talented teammate is injuring yourself in the process. Washington Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen ended up on the wrong end of a scary, teammate-on-teammate collision on Tuesday night...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 6 months ago 15,374 reads 9 comments

  11. Alex Ovechkin Reaches 800-Point Mark with 2-Goal Performance Saturday

    Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin notched his 799th and 800th career NHL points in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 833 reads 0 comments

  12. 5 Takeaways from Alex Ovechkin's Performance Against Norway

    Team Russia dismantled Team Norway 4-0 Tuesday afternoon to advance to the quarterfinals vs. Finland, but the host nation’s biggest star, Alex Ovechkin, has been continuing to struggle in Sochi...

    Joseph Sykes Written by Joseph Sykes about 7 months ago 710 reads 3 comments

  13. How Will Intense Pressure in Sochi Affect Alex Ovechkin?

    Alex Ovechkin will be under pressure of Olympic proportions at Sochi 2014. First and foremost, Ovechkin will be expected to play exceptional hockey...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 7 months ago 1,051 reads 1 comments

  14. Canada Favorites in Olympic Hockey Betting in Sochi

    Having won two out of the past three gold medals awarded in men's hockey at the Winter Olympics, Canada is favored to repeat the feat in 2014 at Sochi ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Mike Pickett about 7 months ago 2,662 reads 0 comments

  15. Alex Ovechkin: Profile of Russian Hockey Olympian for Sochi 2014

    Crash Course: Alex Ovechkin is the premier goal scorer in the NHL. A year after leading the league in scoring with 32 goals in the lockout-shortened 48-game season, he is atop the league's goal-scoring list once again...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 8 months ago 33,776 reads 1 comments

  16. Washington Capitals Playoff Hopes Rest on Other Stars Supporting Alex Ovechkin

    As Alex Ovechkin goes, so go the Washington Capitals . This hypothesis has been proven so often during Ovechkin's nine-year career with the Capitals that it is now accepted with ironclad certainty as a formula...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 8 months ago 1,276 reads 5 comments

  17. Alex Ovechkin Injury: Updates on Capitals Star's Lower Body and Return

    Updates from Saturday, Jan. 25 Mike Vogel of WashingtonCaps.com provides a synopsis of Capitals head coach Adam Oates discussing Alex Ovechkin's availability for tonight's ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 4,720 reads 4 comments

  18. The Hottest and Coldest Washington Capitals Right Now

    All hockey teams go through hot and cold spells, but right now the Washington Capitals are in a polar vortex. The Caps have lost three straight games in regulation and five straight overall while compiling a 2-5-3 record in their last 10 games...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 8 months ago 1,574 reads 7 comments

  19. Alex Ovechkin's Resurrection: Why He's Scoring More Than Ever

    Alexander Ovechkin appears to be back and then some. With four goals against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, the Washington Capitals ' captain has now scored 26 times ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 10 months ago 8,675 reads 34 comments

  20. All is Right in the Hockey World With Penguins-Capitals Division Rivalry Renewed

    NHL realignment was far from perfect. There are many things to take issue with, but what is your beef with realignment? I'm glad you asked...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 10 months ago 2,759 reads 18 comments

  21. Ranking the 10 Flashiest Players in the NHL in the 2013-14 Season

    The NHL has more duality than just about any other league in the world. Hockey can be brutal and beautiful, often within seconds of the separate occurrences. A big body check in the neutral zone causes a streaking forward to cough up the puck...

    Franklin Steele Written by Franklin Steele about 11 months ago 6,949 reads 20 comments

  22. Alex Ovechkin Injury: Updates on Capitals Star's Status

    Reigning Hart Trophy winner Alexander Ovechkin has gotten off to a hot start early in the 2013-14 campaign, but the Washington Capitals superstar winger is currently day to day with an upper-body injury, according to the Caps' public relations staff...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 11 months ago 7,330 reads 0 comments

  23. Will Alex Ovechkin Score 50 Goals in 50 Games?

    Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin has already scored 10 goals, and he's only played 10 games. Not surprisingly, he leads the NHL in goals . Obviously, Ovechkin is scoring 1...

    Robert Wood Written by Robert Wood about 11 months ago 6,435 reads 54 comments

  24. Early Stock Watch for Washington Capitals' Top Stars in 2013-14

    As a team that hasn't missed the postseason once in the last six years, the Washington Capitals ' 3-5 start has to be at least a little troubling for majority owner Ted Leonsis , general manager George McPhee and bench boss Adam Oates...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 11 months ago 1,110 reads 0 comments

  25. Ranking the 5 Greatest Rookie Seasons in Washington Capitals History

    On Friday, the Washington Capitals informed Tom Wilson that the 19-year-old rookie forward would be staying with the Caps all season long, as opposed to being sent back to the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL ...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about 11 months ago 1,525 reads 1 comments