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Alex Ovechkin Skates At Capitals’ Optional Skate

Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin skated at the team’s optional skate on Tuesday. Ovechkin has missed the last two practices with a lower-body injury.

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Alex Ovechkin Misses Second Consecutive Practice With Lower-Body Injury

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was once again a non-participant in Capitals practice on Monday. Ovechkin also sat out the team’s practice on Sunday.

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Connor McMichael Practices In Alex Ovechkin’s Position

After a day off on Saturday, the Capitals held practice Sunday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Team captain Alex Ovechkin, who was injured in Friday night’s final preseason game, did not participate in the team’s practice on Sunday.

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Alex Ovechkin Misses Practice, Listed “Day-To-Day”

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin did not participate in the team’s practice Sunday Morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team said he is currently listed “day-to-day”.

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Capitals Beat Flyers, 5-3, in Preseason Finale; Ovechkin Leaves With Lower-Body Injury

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty The Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 5-3 in Friday’s preseason finale at Capital One Arena. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov made 22 saves in the victory.

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Alex Ovechkin Leaves Capitals’ Preseason Finale With Apparent Knee Injury

Photo: @Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin left the Washington Capitals’ final preseason game with an apparent knee injury midway through the first period after hitting Philadelphia Flyers’ right-wing Travis Konecny, falling down after, and shaking off his left knee. The team … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Named to Russian Olympic Team

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was one of the three players selected to the Russian Olympic Committee’s initial roster for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Ovechkin will be joined by Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevski and forward Nikita … Continue reading

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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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Alex Ovechkin’s “Ovi O’s” Raise $44,008 For Childhood Cancer Foundation

Hopefully you had a chance to grab a box or two. I know I had more than my share and have a few extra pounds to prove for it. The good thing about eating all of those Ovi O’s is … Continue reading

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Garin Bjorklund On Facing Alex Ovechkin’s Patented One-Timer: “His Shot Is Definitely Harder Than It Is On TV”

Prior to departing for training camp last week, Washington Capitals goaltending prospect Garin Bjorklund said he was looking forward to seeing Alex Ovechkin’s shot first hand.

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