1. Alex Ovechkin Dances Shirtless Onstage at His Wedding Ceremony in Russia

    Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin celebrated his marriage to Nastasiya Ovechkina nee Shubskaya in Russia on Saturday. It looked like an elegant ceremony and celebration: Until Ovi hopped onto the stage...

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  2. Capitals GM Says 'Maybe' Alex Ovechkin Could Be Traded for 'Legitimate' Deal

    Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan revealed Tuesday that the Caps could trade superstar left winger Alexander Ovechkin if someone offered a "legitimate hockey ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 34,323 reads 0 comments

  3. Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest NHL Speculation

    As more teams fall by the wayside in the 2017 NHL playoffs, there's an increase in trade and free-agent speculation...

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  4. Alex Ovechkin Says Hamstring, Knee Injuries Were Not Tears, Won't Need Surgery

    Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin confirmed Friday he won't need offseason surgery after battling through hamstring and knee injuries during the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 2,964 reads 0 comments

  5. Alex Ovechkin's Wife Shares Ghastly Photo of His Bruised Leg

    Alex Ovechkin's playoff turmoil continued when the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated his Washington Capitals on Wednesday in the second round. It's now clear the NHL star played through a significant leg injury...

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  6. Barry Trotz Avoids Question on Alex Ovechkin's Play in Series Loss to Penguins

    Another early exit from the playoffs and the Washington Capitals are out of answers. When asked to evaluate the performance of captain Alex Ovechkin after the 2-0 Game 7 loss ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 months ago 10,501 reads 0 comments

  7. NHL Playoff Schedule 2017: Game Times, TV Info and Preview for Wednesday

    Game 7 is the most thrilling situation in all of sports, and there will be two Wednesday to finish off the second round of the 2017 NHL playoffs...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 months ago 2,922 reads 0 comments

  8. Capitals Stay Alive with 3 Goals in 3rd Period, Beat Penguins 4-2 in Game 5

    The Washington Capitals found themselves on the brink of elimination heading into the third period of Game 5 of their NHL Stanley Cup playoff second-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins trailing, 2-1...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 9,085 reads 0 comments

  9. NHL Playoff Schedule 2017: Updated Stanley Cup Game Times and Picks

    The Eastern Conference will take center stage Saturday as the NHL playoffs get set to roll on with a pair of showdowns that shouldn't be short on drama...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 3,222 reads 0 comments

  10. Kevin Shattenkirk OT Goal Lifts Capitals to Win vs. Penguins After Blowing Lead

    Despite allowing two late goals to force overtime, the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on the road in Game 3 in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 4,227 reads 0 comments

  11. Penguins Demolish Capitals 6-2 in Game 2; Kessel, Guentzel Score 2 Goals Apiece

    The Washington Capitals are in danger of another early playoff exit. The Pittsburgh Penguins earned a 6-2 victory in Game 2 Saturday, extending their series lead to 2-0 over the Presidents' Trophy winners...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 4 months ago 9,127 reads 0 comments

  12. Penguins Grab 3-2 Game 1 Win vs. Capitals; Sidney Crosby Scores 2 Goals

    The Pittsburgh Penguins grabbed a 1-0 series lead over the Washington Capitals in the 2017 NHL playoffs after a 3-2 victory Thursday night in Washington, D.C...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 5,117 reads 0 comments

  13. Burning Questions for the 2nd Round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Eighteen overtime games. Two sweeps. No Game 7s, but one doozy of an upset. As usual, the first round of this year's Stanley Cup playoffs offered a bonanza of quality hockey entertainment...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 5,172 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Playoff Schedule 2017: 2nd-Round TV Coverage, Live-Stream Guide and Picks

    Fast-paced, tight and thrilling are words very much synonymous with the quest for the Stanley Cup, and the 2017 NHL playoffs are living up to that billing this spring...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 4 months ago 3,548 reads 0 comments

  15. NHL Playoffs 2017: Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Sunday's Stanley Cup Games

    The first round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs has progressed at a swift pace, and things will accelerate even more Sunday, with two elimination games on deck...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 10,335 reads 0 comments

  16. Alex Ovechkin Briefly Leaves Game 5 vs. Maple Leafs with Leg Injury

    Washington Capitals left winger Alex Ovechkin suffered a left leg injury in the first period of Game 5 against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night following a collision with Nazem Kadri...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 8,356 reads 0 comments

  17. NHL Playoff Schedule 2017: TV, Live-Stream Info for Thursday's 1st-Round Bracket

    The Washington Capitals will look to end their postseason woes with possibly their best team ever, and the Chicago Blackhawks start their journey towards another title when the second night of the 2017 NHL Playoffs begin Thursday...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 4 months ago 3,456 reads 0 comments

  18. NHL Playoff Odds 2017: Handicapping Every Team's Stanley Cup Hopes

    The only definite promise to be found in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs is uncertainty. Outside of Washington, a team which carries the weight of expectation given its position ...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 4 months ago 37,575 reads 0 comments

  19. NHL Playoffs 2017: Schedule, Stanley Cup Bracket Format and Predictions

    Wednesday marks the start of the 2017 NHL playoffs, and games will come down the pipe at a fast and furious pace as the first round begins...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 months ago 24,719 reads 0 comments

  20. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2017: Full Schedule, TV Info and Predictions

    With the NHL postseason matchups set, it's time to break down the entire schedule, make a few predictions and preview the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Few postseasons offer the drama or surprises the NHL provides each year...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 18,988 reads 0 comments

  21. Alex Ovechkin Says He Will Still Play for Russia in 2018 Olympic Games

    Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin said Tuesday he's still planning to represent Russia at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, even if the National Hockey League stands by its decision not to participate...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 11,815 reads 0 comments

  22. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Updated Postseason Picture and Stanley Cup Bracket

    The 2017 NHL season comes to an end on Sunday, setting the stage for the Stanley Cup playoffs as the Pittsburgh Penguins look to defend their crown...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 29,662 reads 0 comments

  23. Calling Contender or Pretender for the NHL's Top Teams in 2016-17

    The NHL 's regular season ends on April 15. The top teams in the standings, such as the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, will be among the favorites to reach this year's Cup Final...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 5 months ago 6,816 reads 0 comments

  24. NHL Players Most Likely to Heat Up in Final Months of the Season

    It's crunch time. Now that the All-Star break is in the books, games will heat up around the NHL as teams make their pushes for playoff positions...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 7 months ago 6,245 reads 0 comments

  25. Capitals' Alex Ovechkin Notches 550th Career Goal Wednesday

    Washington Capitals winger Alexander Ovechkin scored his 550th career goal in Wednesday's game against the Boston Bruins, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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