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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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Russia’s Entire U18 Team Replaced Due To Doping Allegations

Photo: Jana Chytilova / HHOF-IIHF Things may not be looking good for Russia’s junior hockey program. According to an article posted by a Russian website, Russia’s U-18 team was found using performance enhancing drugs the day prior to the World … Continue reading

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More Awards Hardware for Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin won an award this week for “Best Hockey Player in the World”, as a part of the “Award Ceremony of the Festival of Sport”.  The annual ceremony, held in Moscow this week, presented Alex with a Bronze statue … Continue reading

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