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CSN Washington Mar 3, 2015

Oddsmakers give bump to Ovechkin, Caps

Vegas sees improvement in the Caps as they keep improving their odds for the team to win the Stanley Cup and Alex Ovechkin to win the Hart Trophy.
Washington Post Mar 2, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Thomas Boswell says debate of best D.C. pro athlete in last 50 years ‘starts with Ovechkin’

A few weeks ago, columnist Dan Steinberg made the argument that Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin deserves to at least be in the conversation of being the best Washington pro athlete of the past half-century.Based on more than 200 comments on the post and numerous tweets and D.C. radio segments on the subject, not everyone agreed with the premise. (Tony Kornheiser was a noted critic of the argument, calling the piece a “slurp job” on Ovechkin.)Read full article >>
CSN Washington Mar 2, 2015

Ovechkin gets celebrity endorsement

Alex Ovechkin has gained a lot of fans over the years. On Sunday, a celebrity took to Twitter to show his support.
Washington Post Mar 2, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Alex Ovechkin is Larry King’s favorite hockey player, which is gr8

Alex Ovechkin scored his league leading 40th and 41st goals of the season in the Capitals’ 4-0 win over Toronto on Sunday. Ovechkin’s first goal, which came a mere 33 seconds into the game, preceded a hilarious failed goal celebration that left the Washington captain on his rear.Read full article >>
St. Louis Game Time Mar 2, 2015

2015 NHL Trade Deadline Storystream: Do The Blues Do Anything?

Will the Blues be active today after a recent rough stretch, or will they stay the course? The Blues are a really good hockey team.  5th in the league in points.  5th in the league in goals for, 5th in goals against, 3rd in goal differential.  Really good, but (maybe) not great.  Do they need to add a piece to make the next step or should they stick with what they have?ForwardsTeams often pick up scoring depth at the deadline.  While the Blues lack a super-star forward like Ovechkin or Crosby, scoring depth is something of which they seem to have plenty.  Still, forwards are going...
Japers' Rink Mar 2, 2015

Monday Caps Clips: Topping Toronto; Trade Deadline Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Captain collects goals 40 & 41 plus a share of the League scoring lead, Tim Gleason makes his Caps debut, the team trades for Curtis Glencross and more. Your savory breakfast links: The trade deadline is today at 3pm Eastern time. Follow all the trade deadline news here... [Rink] ... and see below for details of the Caps' acquisition of Curtis Glencross from Calgary.  Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's win from us, Vogs (plus game notes), Monumental video (Trotz, Ovechkin, Holtby, Gleason, Beagle, Mike Ridley 40th...

Monday Habs Links: Carey Price's godlike season keeps getting better

Here are your daily links surrounding the Habs and the rest of the hockey world, including Carey Price's incredible month of February, the New York Rangers acquiring Keith Yandle, and Alex Ovechkin scoring his NHL leading 40th goal of the season. Montreal Canadiens Links Carey Price was named the NHL's second star for the month of February. The Habs goalie posted a 9-1-1 record while recording a ridiculous 1.34 goals against average and a .949 save percentage with two shutouts. Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk was named the first star, while Washington Capitals stud Alex Ovechkin was...
CSN Washington Mar 1, 2015

Ovechkin blames sniper for fall after early goal

Alex Ovechkin took a tumble after his first goal. Was a sniper to blame?
Washington Post Mar 1, 2015

Alex Ovechkin scores twice as Capitals throttle Toronto, 4-0

The Washington Capitals had looked to their leaders to patch their latest holes, and Sunday night’s answer came when forward Alex Ovechkin lost his footing, crashed onto his backside and plopped onto the ice with his legs rigid, grinning like a child riding a sled. Only 33 seconds into a 4-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs, and already the sparks had been ignited, the problems of a three-game losing streak solved.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Mar 1, 2015

Capitals top Toronto: Ovechkin powers Caps to win

Behind two goals from Alex Ovechkin, the Capitals notched a Sunday night win over Toronto. CSN's Chuck Gormley has more.
CSN Washington Mar 1, 2015

Ovechkin wipes out while celebrating 40th goal

Alex Ovechkin was so happy he scored, he forgot to keep his legs under him.
St. Louis Game Time Feb 28, 2015

The Blues at the Trade Deadline

What (if anything) would you do? The Blues are a really good hockey team.  5th in the league in points.  5th in the league in goals for, 5th in goals against, 3rd in goal differential.  Really good, but (maybe) not great.  Do they need to add a piece to make the next step or should they stick with what they have?ForwardsTeams often pick up scoring depth at the deadline.  While the Blues lack a super-star forward like Ovechkin or Crosby, scoring depth is something of which they seem to have plenty.  Still, forwards are going cheap this spring.DefenseThe Blues top-4 is as good as any in...
CSN Washington Feb 27, 2015

Ovechkin is catching up with Crosby for the Hart Trophy

Alex Ovechkin's odds of winning the Hart Trophy are improving and he's catching with Sidney Crosby.
CSN Washington Feb 24, 2015

Trotz says Ovechkin given 'bad advice'

Capitals coach Barry Trotz says Alex Ovechkin is 'bluntly honest' when it comes to being coached.
Japers' Rink Feb 20, 2015

The Noon Number: The Gr8 One

A look at one of the great goal scorers of all-time 543 - Number of Hockey-Reference.com "Adjusted Goals" for Alex Ovechkin through his 29-year-old season, with plenty of the campaign still remaining. Per Hockey-Reference: Adjusted Statistics In order to account for different schedule lengths, roster sizes, and scoring environments, some statistics have been adjusted. All statistics have been adjusted to an 82-game schedule with a maximum roster size of 18 skaters and league averages of 6 goals per game and 1.67 assists per goal. In other words, it's a way to compare players over...

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