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WTOP Jan 29, 2023
Wayne Gretzky surprises Capitals’ TV booth, talks Alex Ovechkin’s record chase

Wayne Gretzky surprises Capitals’ TV booth, talks Alex Ovechkin’s record chase

NBC Sports Washington’s broadcast booth of Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin were preparing to send viewers to the studio for the first intermission of Sunday’s game between the Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs when an unexpected guest arrived: Wayne Gretzky.
WTOP Jan 26, 2023
Ovechkin scores, Capitals beat Penguins 3-2 in shootout

Ovechkin scores, Capitals beat Penguins 3-2 in shootout

Alex Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal of the season, Nicklas Backstrom had the shootout winner and the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Thursday night in a matchup of rivals jockeying for position in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
WTOP Jan 26, 2023
Alex Ovechkin goal tracker: Chasing Wayne Gretzky, highlights, video

Alex Ovechkin goal tracker: Chasing Wayne Gretzky, highlights, video

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is on a pace to be the greatest scorer in NHL history.
Mile High Hockey Jan 24, 2023
Recap: Avalanche survive Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals

Recap: Avalanche survive Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Jared Bednar becomes the winningest coach in Avalanche history and Nathan MacKinnon logged his 700th career point. The Colorado Avalanche continued their win streak with a shakey win over Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. Former Avalanche net-minder Darcy Kuemper got the start for Washington, with Alexandar Georgiev in net for Colorado. First Period The first period featured two penalties from Kurtis MacDermid and Jacob MacDonald, but the Avalanche killed both. Artturi Lehkonen got Colorado on the board first on a second-effort...
WTOP Jan 23, 2023
Assisting Ovechkin: Closer look at setting up 800-plus goals

Assisting Ovechkin: Closer look at setting up 800-plus goals

Entering Monday, a total of 104 players have assisted on at least one goal by Alex Ovechkin. Here's a closer look at those assists.
WTOP Jan 23, 2023
Ovechkin Chasing Gretzky: Assisting Ovi on goals is an art

Ovechkin Chasing Gretzky: Assisting Ovi on goals is an art

Alex Ovechkin certainly has a lot of helpers.

Wild coach Dean Evason got early look at Alex Ovechkin's potential

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is chasing history, and seemed destined for stardom from the get-go, Wild coach Dean Evason said.

Filip Gustavsson starts in goal for Wild against Alex Ovechkin and Capitals

This is the eighth straight game the Wild have switched starts between Gustavsson and Marc-Andre Fleury, but coach Dean Evason said it isn't an intentional rotation.
WTOP Jan 5, 2023
Alex Ovechkin named Capitals’ 2023 All-Star representative

Alex Ovechkin named Capitals’ 2023 All-Star representative

For the 13th time in his career, Alex Ovechkin is an All-Star. The NHL announced Ovechkin as the Capitals’ representative during the first intermission of Thursday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Cannon Jan 5, 2023
Game #37 Preview: Blue Jackets welcome Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals to Nationwide

Game #37 Preview: Blue Jackets welcome Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals to Nationwide

Photo by Ben Jackson/NHLI via Injured Blue Jackets take on the equally hurt Capitals Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Washington CapitalsThursday, January 5, 2023 - 7:00 PM ETNationwide Arena, Columbus, OhioTV: ESPN - Radio: WBNS FMOpponent’s Blog: Japers’ RinkColumbus Blue Jackets, 11-23-2, 24 points, 8th Metro, 16th East@Washington Capitals, 21-13-6, 48 points, 4th Metro, 7th East Call me crazy, but I feel a sense of optimism coming into tonights’ game. However, my optimism is based solely on the fact that they can’t possibly play any worse and more than they played...

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