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Oct 19, 2014
Rotoworld
Alex Ovechkin struggled on Saturday despite scoring the winning goal in the shootout.
Rotoworld Oct 19, 2014

Alex Ovechkin struggles Saturday - Alex Ovechkin (W) Washington Capitals

Alex Ovechkin struggled on Saturday despite scoring the winning goal in the shootout.
CSN Washington Oct 17, 2014

Teammates say Ovechkin 'completely buying in'

Alex Ovechkin is on pace to set career highs in goals, hits and blocked shots. His teammates are taking notice.

Barry Trotz says Alex Ovechkin has been ‘a delight every night’

The overwhelming accessibility of Capitals Coach Barry Trotz, from radio interviews to television segments to chatting up fans outside the practice rink, has made him a town crier of sorts, able to offer opinions at every turn, rarely unsolicited but always honest. Arriving in Washington, he made no bones about imposing a culture change. This […]
Washington Post Oct 17, 2014

Caps Insider: Barry Trotz says Alex Ovechkin has been ‘a delight every night’

The overwhelming accessibility of Capitals Coach Barry Trotz, from radio interviews to television segments to chatting up fans outside the practice rink, has made him a town crier of sorts, able to offer opinions at every turn, rarely unsolicited but always honest. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 16, 2014

'Word on the Street' is Ovechkin's The Man

It's safe to say Alex Ovechkin has had a pretty cool week.
CSN Washington Oct 16, 2014

Alex Ovechkin scores his 5th goal of the season vs. Devils

Alex Ovechkin gave the Capitals an early lead on Thursday night with his fifth goal of the 2014-15 season.
Mile High Hockey Oct 16, 2014

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL October 16th, 2014

Ovie stars in a Russian music video. Alex Ovechkin would like to show you his moves off the ice. Only there's not much moving involved. In the video for Russian pop star Katya Lel's "Let Them Talk," you won't find Ovechkin singing or dancing. You will find him standing motionless while staring at the camera as Lel drapes herself all over him. Nashville to host 2016 NHL All-Star weekend. Nashville will host the NHL all-star game for the first time in 2016, sources told The Canadian Press on Wednesday. A formal announcement is expected to be made at a news conference Friday at...
CSN Washington Oct 15, 2014

PHOTOS: Alex Ovechkin gives Brad Pitt a custom Caps jersey

Alex Ovechkin handed Brad Pitt a custom Caps jersey at a movie premiere Wednesday night. Check it out here: Brad Pitt has added a new jersey to his closet after, one that Capitals fans will approve of. Here's how it turned out:It's worth mentiong that in the picture below, Brad Pitt and Alex Ovechkin look as if they could very well be brothers.
Japers' Rink Oct 15, 2014

The Noon Number: Triple Threat Captain

A look at Alex Ovechkin's multifaceted attack 17 - Number of times Alex Ovechkin has had at least one power-play goal, one even-strength goal and an assist in a game (with the most recent coming last night), the most such games since he entered the League. Of note, seven of those 17 games have come within Ovechkin's past 113 games and last night was the first time that one of those 17 three-plus point efforts didn't result in a Caps win.
Japers' Rink Oct 13, 2014

Capitals Moments that Mattered: Ovechkin Goal Highlights Even Strength Approach

Alex Ovechkin's second goal on Saturday gives us some insight into how the Barry Trotz Caps are going to play at even strength. One of the big questions for the Washington Capitals as they enter the 2014-15 season has been how new head coach Barry Trotz would mesh with superstar Alex Ovechkin. Could Trotz get Ovechkin to buy in to a team system? Could he get Ovechkin to play defense? Would the Caps be a conservative defensive team like the Nashville Predators were for so many years under Trotz? Saturday night against the Boston Bruins, we got the first glimpse of an answer to those...
Washington Post Oct 11, 2014

Alex Ovechkin scores twice as Capitals beat Bruins, 4-0, for first win

BOSTON — Over his four-plus months helming the Washington Capitals, Barry Trotz began assessing his captain through two distinct lenses. Known in Nashville for his defensive-minded teams, Trotz first hoped to remove the “glide” from Alex Ovechkin’s game, to install strong forechecks into a hard drive stuffed with goal-scoring software. At the same time, Trotz became a helpless professor when discussion reached Ovechkin’s offense, all but throwing his chalk into the air, handing the class to the brightest student and going home early. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 11, 2014

Ovechkin gets Caps on the board with power play goal

The Capitals strike first against the Bruins thanks to Alex Ovechkin.
Washington Post Oct 10, 2014

DC Sports Bog: Caps rookie Andre Burakovsky scores, celebrates like Alex Ovechkin in NHL debut

Andre Burakovsky on Thursday made his NHL debut for the Washington Capitals, in a night that went slightly better than his debut at the Virginia DMV. The Caps lost in a shootout, but the 19-year-old Burakovsky recorded his first NHL goal, drawing some comparisons to Alex Ovechkin. Here’s how The Post’s Alex Prewitt described the goal: Read full article >>
CSN Washington Oct 8, 2014

Trotz hoping to get the best out of Ovechkin

Barry Trotz spoke with our Jill Sorenson about trying to get the best out of his superstar player, Alex Ovechkin.

Alex Ovechkin Photos

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