Ovechkin Is Working on His Net-Front Presence Game (Video)


The Capital’s Captain remained on the ice after formal practice had ended on Monday, working on his close-range goal scoring.  

Ovechkin received shots from the point by Caps defensmen, working on tipping and shot deflections. (Video by Jill Sorenson)

Ovechkin has scored a number of “dirty”, close-range goals so far this season. The extra work may represent a further intended shift by Ovechkin, to adjust his game, as he looks to move scoring chances from the outside, focusing more on net-front chances.


Ovechkin spoke with the media after practice today, where he was asked about his extra net-front work:


By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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