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Injuries Decimate Playoff Contenders In The NHL

Photo: Las Vegas Review Journal Several of the teams who were expected to be contenders in the 2021-22 season have spent much of the season dealing with a long injury list and/or long term injuries to key players. This includes … 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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Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin Out At Least Two Months After Offseason Knee Surgery

Photo: NHL.com Pittsburgh Penguins GM Ron Hextall announced on Thursday, the first day of training camp for the 2021-22 NHL season, that center Evgeni Malkin will miss at least the first two months of it after undergoing knee surgery over … Continue reading

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Hockey and All That: Pre-Training Camp Edition

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The offseason between the 2020-2021 and 2021-22 seasons continues to be eventful. It has included additional player signings and acquisitions and other news since NoVa Caps’ previous light-hearted summary of the offseason events in early August. … 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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John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin Participate At Capitals’ Morning Skate, Uncertain For Saturday’s Game vs. Penguins

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette told the media that “we’ve got decisions to make” when asked about the status of captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson Still Day-To-Day, Unknown For Saturday’s Rematch vs. Penguins

Head coach Peter Laviolette said after the Washington Capitals’ optional practice on Friday that captain Alex Ovechkin, who has missed the past three games with a lower-body injury, and defenseman John Carlson, who missed Thursday’s 5-4 overtime loss to the … Continue reading

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Capitals Trail Penguins 1-0: First Period Stats

The Penguins opened the scoring with a power play goal fro Evgeni Malkin at 6:41 of the first frame. The Capitals have now given up the first goal the game in their last three games. The Penguins led 1-0 after … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Supports Sports Charity Auction in Moscow

Photo: @appollonov_ag Two days after partying down at his extravagant 35th birthday party, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and wife Nastya returned to the Moscow social circuit on Saturday evening, this time for the benefit of charity. The event was … Continue reading

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Dmitry Orlov, Evgeny Malkin and Mikhail Sergachev Hold Group Chat Interview

Photo: Sport Express On Tuesday a group chat took place among several NHL players from Russia: Dmitry Orlov of the Washington Capitals, Evgeny Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Mikhail Sergachev of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Vladimir Tarasenko of the … Continue reading

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