9:18 AM EDT, Mon May 25, 2015

Alex Ovechkin is the greatest NHL player to have never won a Stanley Cup. But he’s still got time.

Can Ovechkin be like Bourque and pull off his first Cup win later in his career? Alexander Ovechkin is the greatest NHL player to have never won a Stanley Cup. Ovechkin will be 30 in September and is already a …
CSN Washington May 19, 2015

MacLellan: Window for Ovechkin winning is now

In his state of the Capitals address, general manager Brian MacLellan agreed that the time to win with Alex Ovechkin is now.
Washington Post May 18, 2015

Why the Capitals cannot and should not trade Alex Ovechkin

Ahh, the offseason in the nation’s hockey capital is such a wonderful time of year. The birds are signing, the pollen in the air plays havoc with my respiratory system and an early exit for the Capitals has people calling for the franchise to trade their best player, Alex Ovechkin.Read full article >>
Japers' Rink May 17, 2015

Sunday Caps Clips: Gold Medal Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Ovechkin goes for gold at Worlds today, Barry Trotz reflects, and change is in the air. Your savory Sunday brunch links: The World Championships have reached the medal round: Alex Ovechkin recorded a goal and an assist in Russia's 4-0 semi-final victory over Team USA... [IIHF, WaPo, CSNW (video), theScore, RMNB] ... which sends Russia to the gold medal game vs. Team Sid ... [The Hockey House, CSNW] ... and sends former Cap Matt Hendricks to the bronze medal game vs. the Czechs. [Handshakes via @BeccaH_JR] Barry Trotz reflects on...
Washington Post May 16, 2015

Caps Insider: Alex Ovechkin notches two points for Russia in win over United States

Not long removed from his transatlantic flight to Prague for the IIHF World Championships, three days after the Washington Capitals’ season ended in Game 7 of the second round to the New York Rangers, forward Alex Ovechkin made a quick impact for Team Russia, scoring the second goal in a 4-0 thumping over the United States that vaulted them into the championships to face Canada.Read full article >>
CSN Washington May 16, 2015

Ovechkin to face Crosby in gold-medal game

Instead of battling for a Stanley Cup, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will face off in the gold medal game of the World Championships on Sunday.
CSN Washington May 16, 2015

Live via NBC: USA vs. Russia, Ovechkin in IIHF semis

Watch Alex Ovechkin in action with Team Russia as they take on the United States in the IIHF semifinals.
CSN Washington May 14, 2015

Ovechkin leaves for World Championships day after Game 7 loss

One day after the Capitals were eliminated from the playoffs, Alex Ovechkin boarded a flight to Prague to compete for Russia in the 2015 IIHF World Championships.
Washington Post May 14, 2015

Caps Insider: Alex Ovechkin headed to IIHF World Championships to play for Team Russia

Not 24 hours after his Washington Capitals’ season ended at the hands of the New York Rangers, during a 2-1 overtime defeat in which he provided their only goal, forward Alex Ovechkin traveled to Prague to join Team Russia at the IIHF World Championships, where his country will face the United States in the semifinals Saturday.Read full article >>
New York Post May 14, 2015

How Rangers fans are gloating over Ovechkin’s demise

Alex Ovechkin's victory guarantee for his Capitals in Game 7 of their second-round series left him open for mockery after the Rangers prevailed in overtime at the Garden on Wednesday...
Washington Post May 14, 2015

Alex Ovechkin is not the most underachieving MVP in NHL history

For the Win’s Chris Chase has a face-meltingly hot take on Alex Ovechkin, stating that “individual glory has never ever been so at odds with team success as it’s been with the Washington Capitals superstar.” Specifically, he says this because Ovechkin is the only multi-time NHL MVP never to win the Stanley Cup.Read full article >>
CSN Washington May 14, 2015

Ovechkin receiving much praise, blame for Game 7 loss

National reaction to the Capitals' Game 7 loss centered around Alex Ovechkin. Does he deserve the blame for another playoff flameout or praise for his efforts in Game 7?
CSN Washington May 14, 2015

High praise for Alex Ovechkin from NBC analyst after Game 7 defeat

Even in a heartbreaking Game 7 defeat, Alex Ovechkin drew high praise from NBC announcer Pierre McGuire, a voice that has been highly critical of Ovechkin in the past.
New York Post May 14, 2015

Talk’s cheap! Alex Ovechkin, Capitals come up short — again

Another year, another disappointment for Alex Ovechkin. The Great Eight’s wait to make his first deep postseason run will extend to at least his 11th NHL season after the Rangers...
CSN Washington May 13, 2015

Ovechkin perfectly sums up suddenness of playoff OT

In one moment, everything can change. That's what Alex Ovechkin expressed after Washington lost in Game 7 to the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

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