Alexander Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin

Ovechkin Breaks Record for Most Playoff Points in Capitals History

Washington Capitals left wing Alexander Ovechkin recorded the 72nd, 73rd and 74th playoff points of his career during Monday's 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers, tying and then passing Dale Hunter (72) as the all-time leading playoff scorer in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats.

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

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin will not play in the 2016 NHL All-Star Game due to a lower-body injury.

Continue for updates.

Alex Ovechkin Says He Isn't Afraid of DC Blizzard Because He's from Russia


The historic blizzard bearing down on Washington, D.C., is no match for Alex Ovechkin.

The Washington Capitals star told WUSA9 during an impromptu interview at a local gas station that he wasn't nervous about the storm because he's "from Russia," where they "always have that kind of stuff."

How Many Goals Will Alex Ovechkin Score in His Legendary Career?

Posted 01/12/2016 - 00:39 by HockeyPolls

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 500th career NHL goal over the weekend, becoming

Alex Ovechkin Scores 500th Career NHL Goal: Comments and Reaction

Posted 01/10/2016 - 21:09 by HockeyPolls

Washington Capitals left winger Alex Ovechkin scored his 500th career NHL goal Sunday in the second period of his team's game against the Ottawa Senators.

Ovechkin tied Lanny McDonald for 42nd on the NHL's all-time goal-scoring list, and later passed him with his second goal of the night. 

Chasing 500: Where Will Alex Ovechkin Finish Among NHL's All-Time Snipers?

Posted 12/22/2015 - 10:32 by HockeyPolls

With Alex Ovechkin scoring some of the most impressive goals the league has seen, many are wondering if he will place among the top snipers of all time.

Will he place? How close or far away is Ovechkin from this goal?

Find out in the above video as Stephen Nelson and The Hockey News Associate Editor Matt Larkin go in-depth on their thoughts on Ovechkin.

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Are Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom Better off on Separate Lines?

Posted 10/29/2015 - 22:03 by HockeyPolls

For most of the last decade, Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom have been running mates and good ones. Dangerous individually, together they complement each other beautifully. Backstrom brings defensive savvy and playmaking vision, with the former quality allowing him to offset Ovechkin’s deficiencies and the latter enabling him to maximize his teammate’s tremendous talents.

Burning Questions, Predictions for 2015-16 NHL Season

A recent conversation with an NHL scout proved to be very interesting. They usually are. All the good gossip comes from scouts, whether true or not. Scouts, if they trust you, will tell you about the latest trends in the game or what they think the future will look like. 

When asked what the latest big trend is entering the 2015-16 NHL season, one scout replied, "Youth."

Alex Ovechkin Receives an Actual Sheep as Birthday Present on Live TV

Posted 09/18/2015 - 15:14 by HockeyPolls


Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin turned 30 on Thursday, and he celebrated his departure from the 20s in rather peculiar fashion.

Let’s allow CBSSports.com’s Chris Peters to take it from here:

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?

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