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Ivan Miroshnichenko: “I Decided That I Needed to Pull Myself Together And Be Positive”

Photo: HC Hawks/VHL Washington Capitals forward prospect Ivan Miroshnichenko was recently promoted from Avangard Omsk’s MHL club to their VHL club and recorded primary assists for the team’s first and last goals in their 3-2 victory on Monday.

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Mario Lemieux, A Survivor Of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Reached Out To Capitals Prospect Ivan Miroshnichenko: “We Had A Great Conversation

Ivan Miroshnichenko’s recent return to the game of hockey following successful treatment for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma has been truly inspiring. Miroshnichenko returned to team workouts on October 21 and was cleared for game action on November 6. He has subsequently recorded … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores Hat Trick In Victory Over The Islanders, Passes Mario Lemieux & Ties Steve Yzerman For 9th Place On The NHL All-Time Goals List

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin had another milestone-making game in Saturday’s 6-4 win over the New York Islanders. He is now in the Top 10, officially passing Mario Lemieux and tying Steve Yzerman for ninth place on the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Mario Lemieux For Career Goals

Alex Ovechkin scored his 690th NHL career goal against the New York Islanders Saturday afternoon at Nassau Coliseum.  The goal allowed him to tie Mario Lemieux for tenth place on the All Time list for career goals.

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Throw the Hats! Alex Ovechkin Completes Hat Trick on Beautiful Feed From Tom Wilson

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After scoring two goals in the first period of the Capitals’ Thursday night victory against the New Jersey Devils to reach his 15th consecutive 30-goal season, Alex Ovechkin needed to light the lamp once more … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal for His 10th 40-goal Season; Joins Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and Marcel Dionne As the Only Players Ever to Do So

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images In the Capitals’ Sunday night game against the Anaheim Ducks, captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th goal of the season, his 10th 40-goal season of his career.

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Alex Ovechkin Sets Power Play Goal Record – Most Power Play Goals with a Single Franchise

Photo: @MonSportsNet The Washington Capitals game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night produced yet another Alex Ovechkin milestone.   The power play goal that he scored for the team’s fifth goal was his 237th power play goal and broke a … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Mario Lemieux on All-Time Power Play Goals List

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Capitals 5-4 overtime victory over the Canadiens Monday night in Montreal. Ovechkin’s second goal, a power play goal from his office, moved him up to seventh on the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Continues Historic Scoring Pace

Alex Ovechkin scored his ninth goal of the season and added his first assist of the season in the Capitals’ 5-2 win at the New Jersey Devils. Ovechkin’s goal was his 9th in the first five games this season. The … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin: Once in Nearly a Century

Graphic: @Smittysdesigns When Alexander Ovechkin was drafted by the Washington Capitals in 2004, he was expected to be a generational talent, much like NHL greats Mario Lemieux and Wayne Gretzky. And while both of those players were adept at scoring … Continue reading

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