12:40 PM EST, Sat January 31, 2015

Fantasy Update

Jan 28, 2015
All-star Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Washington Capitals' 4-0 shutout over the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night.
Japers' Rink Jan 30, 2015

Friday Caps Clips: Honest Ovi's Inauguration

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Alex Ovechkin leads like leaders do, Eric Fehr fares well at center, and more. Your savory breakfast links: Our own Rob Parker chats with John Walton about Mike Green and playing with a lead. [Capitals Voice] A few leftovers from Wednesday's win over the Pens. [NBC4, WashTimes, AP, Talk the Red, Pensblog] No, seriously. That Nicklas Backstrom pass to set up Alex Ovechkin for the power-play goal. Let's talk about it some more. [Rink] In a big game, on a big stage, under a big spotlight, Ovechkin stepped up... big time. [Pressbox DC] It...
Japers' Rink Jan 29, 2015

Capital Moments that Mattered: Let's Talk About That Pass

Alex Ovechkin's two goals last night got plenty of (deserved) attention... but once again, Nicklas Backstrom is the man that made it all happen. Last night the Washington Capitals finally ended their four-game losing streak, and their streak of futility in the second night of back-to-backs, by defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0. Alex Ovechkin is getting a lot of attention for his two goals, as he should, but lost in all of the Ovechkin love is the crucial role that Nicklas Backstrom played. Again. Backstrom had a hand in both Ovechkin goals; he set up the first one by moving the puck...
CSN Washington Jan 29, 2015

Ovechkin finally gets to wear hat and beard after Caps' win

Sidney Crosby returned to the Penguins lineup but it was Alex Ovechkin who stole the show for the Capitals.

With 12th goal this month, Alex Ovechkin overtakes NHL’s lead

Wednesday night, for the first time all season, the NHL’s leading goal-scorer received his team’s most prestigious internal honor. Forward Alex Ovechkin already had vaulted himself past Tyler Seguin and Rick Nash, the latest monstrous effort in a torrid January. Now, when the time came for forward Jason Chimera to pass along the beard and […]
CSN Washington Jan 28, 2015

Ovechkin sends Ernhoff to the ice, sparks nine-man brawl

Alex Ovechkin got called for roughing after shoving Christian Ernhoff to the ice, sparking a nine-man brawl on the ice. What do you think, did he deserve the penalty?
Rotoworld Jan 28, 2015

Alex Ovechkin scores twice in Caps' shutout - Alex Ovechkin (W) Washington Capitals

All-star Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Washington Capitals' 4-0 shutout over the visiting Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night.
CSN Washington Jan 28, 2015

Ovechkin scores early to put the Caps up 1-0

Alex Ovechkin got the Caps going early, putting Washington up 1-0 over the rival Penguins in the first period.
Newark Star-Ledger Jan 26, 2015

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin wanted car for handicapped girl's hockey team ... and he gets it

Ovechkin looked greedy lobbying to be picked last in fantasy draft ... but he had good reason.
CSN Washington Jan 26, 2015

Ovechkin gets his car, donates to local hockey program

Alex Ovechkin finally got the car he's been lobbying for and it was for a good cause.

2015 NHL All-Star Game: The real reason Alex Ovechkin badly wanted a car

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Earlier this week, when Alex Ovechkin and his confidants gathered to discuss the 2015 NHL All-Star Game, they aimed their crosshairs on the idea of winning a car. Honda, a title sponsor for the weekend, had planned to award Accord EX-Ls both to the final two picks of Friday night’s fantasy draft […]
Washington Post Jan 25, 2015

NHL All-Star Game: Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin has some fun, records three assists in record-scoring game

COLUMBUS, Ohio —Alex Ovechkin charged from behind the net and brushed past an official, spreading his wide arms on a mission to protect. All weekend, the Washington Capitals’ forward and captain had embraced the role of class clown, and now during the 2015 NHL All-Star Game, he found another chance to summon some laughs.Read full article >>
CSN Washington Jan 25, 2015

Ovechkin records three points and a scrum in ASG

Alex Ovechkin missed out on his new car yet again as Ryan Johansen was named All-Star MVP.

2015 NHL All-Star Game: After skills competition, Alex Ovechkin still really wants a car

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After he struck out swinging with a goaltender’s stick and creamed a blistering slapper that still lost in the hardest shot competition by 7 mph, Alex Ovechkin was still focused on winning a car. “Yeah, tomorrow,” he said. “I’m still on. I still want it.” Ovechkin already whiffed Friday night, when he […]

2015 NHL All-Star Game: Three-time champ Alex Ovechkin falls in breakaway challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Three-time breakaway challenge champion Alex Ovechkin was unable to add a fourth title to his trophy case, succumbing Saturday night to the lethal combination of Ohio State, children and the Flying V. The victory instead went to local hero Ryan Johansen who, in succession during his three attempts, revealed a No. 5 Buckeyes football jersey, pulled the […]
CSN Washington Jan 24, 2015

Ovechkin swings for the fences in Skills Competition

Alex Ovechkin tried to tried to outdo himself in the All-Star Skills Competition with a baseball swing at the net, but he couldn't quite pull it off.

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