Tag Archives: Alex Ovechkin

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Doppelgänger Taunts Alex Ovechkin (GIF)

    ‘Game of Thrones’ Doppelgänger Taunts Alex Ovechkin (GIF)

    The Penguins seem to be getting the better of Alex Ovechkin at the moment, holding a 2-1 series lead over his Washington Capitals while limiting the Russian sniper to just one goal through the first three games of their Eastern Conference semifinal. As for the Pens’ fans, they’re also getting the better of Ovi from the […]

  • It Didn’t Take Long For the Capitals-Flyers Series to Get Nasty (Videos)

    It Didn’t Take Long For the Capitals-Flyers Series to Get Nasty (Videos)

    One game.  Not even. That’s how long it took for these two Metropolitan Division rivals to renew their hatred for one another as things got feisty early and often during Game One of their first round playoff series last night. Let’s take you through all of the nastiness. It started early, with Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik […]

  • Alex Ovechkin Wipes Out While Celebrating 40th Goal of the Season (Video)

    Alex Ovechkin Wipes Out While Celebrating 40th Goal of the Season (Video)

    Alex Ovechkin is playing for a new coach in a completely new system this season. That often causes problems for one-dimensional players. However, Ovechkin’s production this year has remained the same. He’s still leading the league in goals. You can give the credit for this achievement to the coach, Barry Trotz, for making his system […]

  • Alex Ovechkin Gets Beer Tossed on Him After Slashing Kris Letang (Video)

    Alex Ovechkin Gets Beer Tossed on Him After Slashing Kris Letang (Video)

    There’s a saying in Pittsburgh: “Slash a Penguin, get some free beer.” That’s not actually a saying, but it could be after last night. Caps superstar Alex Ovechkin treated Penguins defenseman Kris Letang to a slash as the two raced for the puck in the Penguins’ zone. The Pittsburgh fans decide to show their appreciation by launching […]

  • Stat Line of the Night – 12/10/2013 – Alex Ovechkin

    Stat Line of the Night – 12/10/2013 – Alex Ovechkin

    Remember three years ago when Alex Ovechkin lost his scoring touch and people were wondering if he’d ever be a prolific scorer again? Well, as it turns out, those “bad” seasons in which he averaged “only” 35 goals were merely aberrations. Last year he returned to form and cranked out 32 goals in 48 games. […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 11/5/2013 — Alex Ovechkin

    Stat Line of the Night — 11/5/2013 — Alex Ovechkin

    After missing a couple of games due to a lower-body injury, Alex Ovechkin returned to the Washington Capitals line-up for their game against the New York Islanders, and it appears as though he didn’t miss a beat. Ovechkin was at his best on the powerplay, scoring both of his goals and adding an assist in […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 3/7/2013 — Alex Ovechkin

    Stat Line of the Night — 3/7/2013 — Alex Ovechkin

    After starting off the lockout-shortened 2012-13 NHL season with just four points in his first eight games, and ten points in his first 16, many wondered whether we had seen the last of Alex Ovechkin‘s dominance at the offensive end of NHL rinks.  Apparently, we haven’t. The Russian sniper entered last night with three goals […]

  • Alex Ovechkin Takes A Spill Into The Bench (Video)

    Alex Ovechkin Takes A Spill Into The Bench (Video)

    Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin was having himself a rough night during Game 4 against the Boston Bruins on Thursday, as Zdeno Chara held the Russian sniper goalless for the third time this series while limiting him to just four shots on goal.  And the giant Bruins defender wasn’t the only one giving Ovechkin a […]