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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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15 Years Later – A Love Letter from Tatyana Ovechkina to her Son

Photo: Sport24 On October 5, 2005, Alexander Ovechkin made his NHL debut for the Washington Capitals against the Columbus Blue Jackets. In his first game, he would lay a hit on an opposing player early in the game which resulted … Continue reading

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Three Years As The Ovechkins: Russian Magazine ‘People Talk’ Feature On Alex Ovechkin and Wife Nastya

People Talk Magazine With the third anniversary of Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin’s marriage to Nastya Shubskaya falling on July 8, 2020, and July 8 being the Russian Day of Family, Love, and Fidelity [a hybrid Church-State holiday, that occurs … Continue reading

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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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