Alexander Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin

2015 NHL Awards Expert Preview and Predictions

Posted 06/22/2015 - 13:58 by HockeyPolls

The annual NHL Awards ceremony is June 24, and there are plenty of intriguing accolades to give out this year. 

Who will take home the Hart Trophy for MVP? Who was the best coach in 2015?

Alexander Ovechkin Guarantees Game 7 Win over New York Rangers

Posted 05/11/2015 - 10:14 by HockeyPolls

UPDATE: May 12.

Alexander Ovechkin has doubled down on his guarantees to beat the New York Rangers in Game 7 and take the series on Wednesday.'s Katie Brown tweeted out the verbatim of Ovechkin defending his previous remarks to reporters on Tuesday.

NHL Playoff Schedule 2015: TV Info, Predictions for Saturday Slate

Posted 05/02/2015 - 10:00 by HockeyPolls

Saturday, May 2 is an important day in the world of sports. In the NHL, there is just one game to be played between two of the premier teams in the Eastern Conference.

The New York Rangers and Washington Capitals will look to carry the torch for the NHL. On the same day as the Kentucky Derby, Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao and several other events, two of the top media markets on the East Coast will have to do the job for hockey.

New-Look Alex Ovechkin Setting Tone for Capitals, Keys Thrilling Win vs. Rangers

Posted 04/30/2015 - 23:36 by HockeyPolls

NEW YORK—Like any great story, this one begins in Las Vegas.

Pros and Cons of Each 2015 NHL Hart Trophy Finalist

Posted 04/30/2015 - 15:26 by HockeyPolls

Given to the player deemed most valuable in the league to his team, the NHL's Hart Trophy is the most coveted of the annual awards because it covers every position.

NHL Playoff Picture 2015: Analyzing Postseason Races, Standings and Bracket

Posted 04/09/2015 - 10:00 by HockeyPolls

With only nine teams alive for a playoff spot in each of the NHL's two conferences, much of the postseason picture has been determined, but it looks as though nothing will be finalized until the final day of the 2014-15 campaign.

Ovechkin Becomes 4th Player with 6 50-Goal Seasons in 1st 10 Years

Posted 03/31/2015 - 22:03 by HockeyPolls

Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the season during the first period of Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes, becoming just the fourth player in NHL history to record six 50-goal campaigns within his first 10 seasons in the league, per Sportsnet Stats.

Capitals' Ovechkin Seeking 6th 50-Goal Season of Career

Posted 03/31/2015 - 07:35 by HockeyPolls

Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin enters Tuesday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes needing just one more goal to reach 50 in a season for the sixth time in his 10-year career, per Sportsnet Stats.

With the Capitals still having another five games to play after Tuesday's contest, the 29-year-old Russian is an excellent bet to reach the milestone.

Alex Ovechkin Injury: Updates on Capitals Star's Lower Body and Return

There may be no more valuable player in the NHL than Alex Ovechkin missed the Capitals' game against the Wild on March 5, but returned to the lineup against the Sabres on Saturday.

Continue for updates.

Predicting the Starters for the 2015 NHL All-Star Game

Posted 01/11/2015 - 09:50 by HockeyPolls

The 2015 NHL All-Star Game will be held Sunday, Jan. 25 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus. Sportsnet reported that a draft system will be used, in which two captains select the players for both teams. That creates numerous possibilities for projecting which players get the nod to start the game.

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