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9 hours ago
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Alex Ovechkin added an assist to his hat trick. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?
Mar 25, 2017
Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey
Saturdays game was an historical night. Not only did the Capitals set a franchise record for him wins with their 32nd victory at Verizon Center, Alex Ovechkin also hit the 30-goal mark. Ovechkin is now one of just three players in NHL history to reach 30 goals in his first 12 seasons.
Japers' Rink 8 hours ago
The Noon Number: Power Trick

The Noon Number: Power Trick

A look at a surprisingly rare feat for the Great 8 10,395 - Number of days that have passed since the last time the Capitals had a player score at least three power-play goals in a single game. Alex Ovechkin accomplished the feat last night in the overtime win over Minnesota, marking the first time he’s done so in his career (with his 17th career hat trick). He is the first Cap to do so since Mike Ridley scored three power-play goals (part of a four-goal, five-point night overall for #17) back on October 11, 1988 against the Penguins. It’s something that only three Caps have done in...
CSN Washington 9 hours ago

As the season winds down, Alex Ovechkin has begun ramping up

With the playoffs set to begin in a couple of weeks, its go time for Alex Ovechkin, who scored three power play goals Tuesday night
Hockey Wilderness 21 hours ago
Ovechkin’s power play trick, that everyone knows is coming, does Wild in overtime 5-4

Ovechkin’s power play trick, that everyone knows is coming, does Wild in overtime 5-4

I screamed it on Twitter as loud as I could. I was ripping my hair out while yelling through my TV. We yelled about it in the Gamethread. Yet, the Wild, they do not listen. Alex Ovechkin is some kind of monster on the power play. And more amazing, he does it from one general area on the ice - the left faceoff circle. Everyone knows the puck will be coming his way at one point or another, yet teams still get beaten by Number 8. Minnesota had a decent jump in the first period, and overall, played a fine 5-on-5 game. A couple missed nets, a couple good saves by All-Star goalie Braden Holtby,...
St. Paul Pioneer Press 21 hours ago
Alex Ovechkin nets a hat trick as Wild fall to Capitals in overtime

Alex Ovechkin nets a hat trick as Wild fall to Capitals in overtime

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau issued a challenge to his team before Tuesday’s game against the Washington Capitals. In the midst of a monthlong slump, Boudreau made his message clear. “Embrace the situation,” he said. “We are playing the best team in the league. We can either look at it as, ‘Uh oh. We are playing the […]
Japers' Rink 21 hours ago
Caps vs. Wild Recap: Ovechkin Hat Trick Tips Caps in OT 5-4

Caps vs. Wild Recap: Ovechkin Hat Trick Tips Caps in OT 5-4

The Washington Capitals topped the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night, riding multi-goal performances from Alex Ovechkin and TJ Oshie. Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Advanced Stats at: hockeystats, Natural Stat Trick and more via Nice Time On Ice It wouldn’t be a Capitals game involving Bruce Boudreau without a little firewagon action; a hat rick and 9 goals later, the twilight’s last gleaming showed the Capitals had prevailed. Here's Tuesday night's Plus/Minus: Plus: The goal race between Oshie and...
CSN Washington 22 hours ago

Alex Ovechkin's hat trick leads Caps in overtime win over Wild

Alex Ovechkin would not be denied on Tuesday as he scored three times on Devan Dubnyk to lead the Caps to the 5-4 overtime win.
The Hockey Writers Mar 28, 2017

Ovechkin Hits Another Milestone

This season has already been a big one for the Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin. Back in January, he recorded his 1,000th career point. Recently, he became the third player in league history to record 30 or more goals in his first 12 seasons. Ovechkin had his 30th goal of the season during the Caps’ last […]
Japers' Rink Mar 28, 2017
The Noon Number: Coffin Nailers

The Noon Number: Coffin Nailers

A look at the Caps’ top pivot helping to seal the deal 41 - Points for Nicklas Backstrom (10 goals, 31 assists) registered on goals scored with the Caps holding a lead so far this season. Those 41 points are ten more than the League’s second-ranked “leading” scorers (Brad Marchand and Nikita Kucherov), per Corsica.hockey. Interestingly enough, Backstrom doesn’t lead the League in five-on-five points while leading - that distinction belongs to teammate Evgeny Kuznetsov, whose 23 five-on-five points with the Caps up is one more than another Cap, Alex Ovechkin, and two ahead of...
Japers' Rink Mar 27, 2017
Monday Caps Clips: On the Road Again

Monday Caps Clips: On the Road Again

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps prepare for a five-game, four-time zone road trip. Your savory breakfast links: The Week That Was, Volume 24. [Peerless, AAtJ, NoVa Caps] More about Alex Ovechkin’s 12th 30th goal on Saturday. [WaPo] ELIAS: Alex Ovechkin is 2nd ever with 30 goals for ONE team in each of 12 straight seasons.. Bobby Hull went 13 straight for Chicago.. #Caps— Rob Carlin (@RobCarlinCSN) March 26, 2017 A couple leftovers from #CapsYotes: Postgame notebook. [Dump-n-Chase] That second goal helped seal a career-type year for Daniel Winnik. [WaPo] As...
Japers' Rink Mar 26, 2017
Sunday Caps Clips: 30 Goals, 12 Seasons

Sunday Caps Clips: 30 Goals, 12 Seasons

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Gr8 joins The Great One and Mike Gartner, Winnik saves the day, the Caps set a record and more. Your savory breakfast links: Congrats are in order for Caps captain Alex Ovechkin, who joined Mike Gartner and Wayne Gretzky as the third member of the “30 Goals in Each of Their First 12 Seasons” club. In 100 years of the National Hockey League, only three men have achieved this. The secret handshake must be epic. [NHL.com, CSNMA, Sportsnet] ... and of course he notched number 30 with a steel-drum soundtrack from his office on Ovechkin Island....
FOX Sports Mar 26, 2017
Ovechkin finds goal-scoring groove downs stretch for Caps

Ovechkin finds goal-scoring groove downs stretch for Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin is heating up down the stretch for the NHL-leading Washington Capitals.
CSN Washington Mar 25, 2017

Barry Trotz takes a moment to recognize ‘greatness’ of Alex Ovechkin's accomplishments

Saturdays game was an historical night. Not only did the Capitals set a franchise record for him wins with their 32nd victory at Verizon Center,
Yahoo! Fantasy Hockey Mar 25, 2017
Barry Trotz takes a moment to recognize ‘greatness’ of Alex Ovechkin's accomplishments

Barry Trotz takes a moment to recognize ‘greatness’ of Alex Ovechkin's accomplishments

Saturdays game was an historical night. Not only did the Capitals set a franchise record for him wins with their 32nd victory at Verizon Center, Alex Ovechkin also hit the 30-goal mark. Ovechkin is now one of just three players in NHL history to reach 30 goals in his first 12 seasons.
FOX Sports Mar 25, 2017
Ovechkin hits 30 goals, Winnik scores as Caps beat Coyotes (Mar 25, 2017)

Ovechkin hits 30 goals, Winnik scores as Caps beat Coyotes (Mar 25, 2017)

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin recorded his 30th goal of the season and Daniel Winnik scored two goals, including the game-winner late in the third period, as the Washington Capitals overcame listless stretches to beat the lowly Arizona Coyotes 4-1 on Saturday night.
Japers' Rink Mar 24, 2017
Friday Caps Clips: Sochi Oshie Returns

Friday Caps Clips: Sochi Oshie Returns

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Osh hits the target in the shootout, the Caps are enjoying games that matter and more. Your savory breakfast links: Last night's game was meaningful, as the rest of the season's games likely will be - and the Caps wouldn't have it any other way. [Rink, WaPo (and again)] Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's shootout win from us, Vogs, Monumental video (Trotz, locker room), NHL.com, AP, WaPo, CSNMA, Frankovic, NoVa Caps (and again), FiCP, RMNB, Dispatch, and the Cannon. During warmups, Alex Ovechkin showed off his awesome custom-painted...

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