Alexander Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin

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.

Blackhawks vs. Capitals: Vital Viewing Information for Winter Classic 2015

Posted 01/01/2015 - 08:00 by HockeyPolls

When the Chicago Blackhawks travel to Washington to play the Capitals at Nationals Park for the 2015 NHL Winter Classic, hockey fans from all around North America will be enthralled by the annual outdoor spectacle.

With Chicago in control of the Central Division in the Western Conference and the Capitals fighting to stay toward the top of the Metropolitan Division on the Eastern Conference side, Thursday’s battle will be intense.

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