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Mountains of Milestones: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2019-2020

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images While the 2019-20 NHL season was ended prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic, the shortened campaign was not an uneventful one for members of the Washington Capitals, as many members of the team reached significant career milestones … Continue reading

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Going Gray While Lighting the Lamp: A Look at Goal Production at an Advanced Age and Alex Ovechkin’s Chances of Catching Gretzky

USA TODAY At the age of 34, Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin already has over 40 goals for the 2019-20 season (currently on hiatus) and has already scored the 700th career goal of his NHL career.  The question has been … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Pictures Revisted

Photos: Sport Express With no hockey games or any other sporting events taking place during the Coronavirus shutdown, the photographers of Sports Express began digging into their archives for old photographs they had taken of past events. One photographer, Alexander Fedorov, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Interview With Svetlana Abrosimova

Photo: Sport Express On Wednesday, Svetlana Abrosimova conducted an interview with Alex Ovechkin on Instagram Live. The interview covered numerous subjects including training during self-isolation, his diet, Kobe Bryant, and retirement.

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Alex Ovechkin and the Dynamic Dynamos – Russian Super League Champions 15 Years Ago

Photo: KHL 15 years ago, the NHL season was cancelled due to a lockout. As a result, numerous NHL players signed contracts to play in the Russian Super League, while other players, who might normally have come over from Russia … Continue reading

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A Look Back at the Capitals Season-Ending, Playoff-Clinching Winning Streak of 2007-2008

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On March 21, 2008, the Washington Capitals beat the Atlanta Thrashers 5-3, in a game in which they were trailing 3-1 after two periods. The comeback win would be a sign of things to come … Continue reading

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Interview with Alex Ovechkin’s First Professional Hockey Coach

Photos: Sport Express Igor Rabiner of Sports Express in Russia is currently interviewing the coaches who worked with Alex Ovechkin before he left Russia to play in North America.  Most recently Rabiner conducted an interview with Alex Ovechkin’s first professional … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 48th Goal of the Season Against Sabres; Three Goals From Passing Mike Gartner for Seventh-Most Goals in NHL History

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 48th goal of the season Monday night as the team clashed with the Buffalo Sabres at KeyBank Center. The goal has tied him for first in the NHL. Ovechkin is also … Continue reading

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Checkmate: Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Sends Golden Knights’ Nate Schmidt Into The Benches

Washington Capitals‘ captain Alex Ovechkin is still chasing 700 goals tonight, but he sent former Capital and Vegas Golden Knights’ defenseman Nate Schmidt over the boards into the Knights’ bench towards the end of the opening frame.

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Alex Ovechkin & Sidney Crosby Meet For The 75th Time In Their Careers

Photo: Icon Sportswire/Getty Images The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins rivalry is one of, if not, the best rivalry in the NHL. The teams’ respective captains, who were both drafted first overall in 2004, are meeting for the 75th time … Continue reading

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