Tag Archives: 2005 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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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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Retro Rebuild: A Review Of The Ovechkin-Era Rebuild; Gabby, Guns and Groins

Photos: NHL via Getty Images In 2002-03, the Washington Capitals finished second to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Southeast Division and would ultimately lose to Tampa Bay in the first round of the post season. The expectation for the … Continue reading

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