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36 Going on “More Legendary”: A Look at Washington Capitals Icon Alex Ovechkin’s Accomplishments Up to Age 36

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain and franchise face Alex Ovechkin turned 36-years old on Friday. The team drafted him with the first overall pick in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, but he did not make … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Celebrates 36th Birthday At Echostage

Photo: Echostage Alex Ovechkin has celebrated his birthday in many different ways over the years. He celebrated his 21st birthday at RNR Bar and Lounge in Washington DC, celebrated at various local restaurants, including Mari Vanna, the Russian restaurant in … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin And Evgeni Malkin: Comrades and Arch-Rivals

Photo: NHL The 2004 NHL Entry Draft was the first draft where the first two players selected were from Russia. The players were Alexander Ovechkin, whom the Washington Capitals drafted with the first overall pick, and Evgeni Malkin, who the … Continue reading

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Milestones in Reach For Washington Capitals Players During The 2021-22 Season

Photo: Washington Capitals The 2021-22 NHL season should be a regular-sized season of 82 games, unlike the 2020-21 season, which was shortened to 56 games because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the season unfolds, several players on the Capitals’ roster … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin and Ilya Kovalchuk Appear At Governor’s Cup And Conduct Training Session Prior To Game

Photos: AKM.MHL Alex Ovechkin and good friend (and former teammate) Ilya Kovalchuk were on hand for the opening ceremony of the Governor’s Cup tournament on Sunday in Tula, which is about 200 kilometers (120 miles) south of Moscow. Ovechkin and Kovalchuk … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals Against Philadelphia – Needs Just One More to Tie Marcel Dionne For 5th Place On All-Time List

Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in Saturday’s 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. He now  needs just one more goal to tie Marcel Dionne for fifth place on the All-Time List for NHL goals with … Continue reading

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Number 60 For Alex Ovechkin: Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Atlanta Thrashers, March 21, 2008

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals have had many memorable games late in the month of March,  the official beginning of springtime. It’s typically a time frame when teams are solidifying their playoff position or making a late push to simply … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal #718 – Passes Phil Esposito For Sixth Place On All Time List

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 718th career goal Tuesday night against the New York Islanders. The goal moves Ovechkin into 6th place on the NHL’s all time career goals list, passing … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Appears at Officers’ Hockey League Game in Moscow

There was a special guest at the Officers’ Hockey League (OHL) game on Thursday night in Moscow – none other than Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin. He was there as part of the festivities for the annual day that honors the … Continue reading

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Home Cooking and A Hat Trick: Retro Recap: Atlanta Thrashers @ Washington Capitals, November 26, 2008

Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals have had many memorable games that took place on either the day before or the day after Thanksgiving. This post looks at a game between the Washington Capitals and Atlanta Thrashers on November … Continue reading

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