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 interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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