Alex Ovechkin Shows Signs of Taking to Capitals Coach Adam Oates's New System

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Alex Ovechkin Shows Signs of Taking to Capitals Coach Adam Oates's New System
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Alex Ovechkin may only have four goals through the first 12 games of the season, but there are signs that the Washington Capitals’ winger is growing into the changes he’s been asked to make to his game. Ovechkin is beginning to take advantage of the different offensive possibilities that come from playing on the right wing rather than the left. He’s taking more shots on goal, finding more open space and working better with his linemates to generate quality chances.

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