Tag Archives: Russia

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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Before He Became The Great Eight: An Interview With 18-year old Alex Ovechkin

Back in 2004, Trans World Sport conducted an interview with a then-18-year old Alex Ovechkin.  Trans World Sport is a British company whose objective is to “bring its viewers the best, the most interesting, and most informative stories from the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ovechkin On The Russian Olympic Ban: “It’s Always Disappointing To Hear Something Like That.”

Photo: USATSI Russia has been banned for the next four years from the Olympics and global sports the World Anti-Doping Agency announced on Monday.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov Each Record Point In Russia’s 7-4 Win Over Sweden At IIHF World Championship

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin (goal), center Evgeny Kuznetsov (assist), and defenseman Dmitry Orlov (goal) each posted a point in Russia’s 7-4 victory over Sweden at the 2019 IIHF World Championships on Tuesday. The victory included six unanswered … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Second Day with the Stanley Cup

Photo: Tom Guilitti/NHL.com There is an old saying that goes, “Rank has its privileges”.  Within the NHL, so do team captains. This is no evidence more greater than Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin getting a second “Day with the Stanley Cup”.  … Continue reading

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Former Capital Viktor Kozlov Talks His Playing Career, Coaching Career, and the Olympics in Interview with Russian Media

Photo: Washington Capitals In the middle of January, the media of his team, Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the KHL, conducted a long interview with Viktor Kozlov, the former Washington Capitals forward who is currently the Head Coach of Metallurg.  Many of … Continue reading

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Nike Unveils 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Jerseys​

On Sunday morning, the Hockey News revealed the jerseys for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, which will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 13 countries will participate in the event: the United States, Canada, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, South Korea, Japan, … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Eyes Return to Washington Next Week

In an interview with Tatyana Kokorina of sovsport.ru, Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov says he expects to be back in Washington next week. 

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Alex Ovechkin Participates in New Soccer Stadium Opening in Moscow

Photo: @mishin_alexus Never a dull moment for the Great 8. After returning to Russia this week, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been a busy man. 

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Caps’ Russian Superstars Dominate in Worlds

Photo: RHF Two Capitals players killed it today in the IIHF Worlds for team Russia as the Red Machine shutout the Czech Republic 3-0 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. 

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