Tag Archives: 2003 NHL Entry Draft

Gr8 Endurance: Appreciating Alex Ovechkin’s Longevity Compared to His Peers – 2021-22 Preseason Edition

NHL The 2021-22 season is Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s 17th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). And even now, at the relatively advanced age (in hockey player terms) of 36, it is still not unreasonable to expect him … Continue reading

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The Last Men Skating: A Look At Players Who Have Stood the Test of NHL Time – 2021-22 Preseason Edition

New York Islanders It is always a momentous occasion when a player gets drafted into the NHL, an event marked every year with coverage of the NHL Entry Draft, which includes the expected anticipation of which player will be drafted … Continue reading

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Gr8 Endurance: Appreciating Alex Ovechkin’s Longevity Compared to His Peers – Early 2021

The 2020-21, pandemic-shortened season is Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s 16th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). And even now, at the relatively advanced age (in hockey player terms) of 35, it is still not unreasonable to expect him … Continue reading

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How The Florida Panthers Schemed To Draft Alex Ovechkin in 2003.

The consensus at the 2003 NHL Entry Draft in Nashville was that Alex Ovechkin would have been chosen first had he been eligible. But that didn’t stop the Florida Panthers from trying their best to draft him anyway.

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