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Toronto Sun Jun 15, 2018

Ovechkin, Capitals can serve as motivation for Leafs’ Cup hopes: Babcock

As much as the Marlies’ Calder Cup win will bring positives to everyone in the Maple Leafs organization, Leafs coach Mike Babcock figured there might have been inspiration for the everyday Leafs players from another source. In short, the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals, led by Conn Smythe Trophy winner Alex Ovechkin. “They were able […]
National Post Jun 14, 2018

‘I still can’t believe we won’: Alex Ovechkin heads into life-changing off-season with Stanley Cup in tow

Before the new champions dispersed across the globe for summer vacation, Ovechkin simply didn't want to stop talking about his new reality
Last Word on Hockey Jun 12, 2018
Philly Sports Podcast: How Philadelphia Flyers Fans Should Feel About Alex Ovechkin

Philly Sports Podcast: How Philadelphia Flyers Fans Should Feel About Alex Ovechkin

You Would Think: The Philly Sports Podcast is brought to you by Last Word On Sports. Kyle Collington is joined by Mike Giletto each and every week to give you the fire and passion for Philadelphia sports. Kyle and Mike are two lifelong Philly sports fans that are just talking about what they love. YWT #24- Stanley Cup Recap Every fanbase has those players. Those players that, despite their absolute domination of your team, you can’t help but respect them. Alex Ovechkin, in leading the Washington Capitals to the 2018 Stanley Cup, has cemented his spot on that list for just about every fan...
WTOP Jun 11, 2018

Photos: Caps help Fallon do keg stand from Cup on ‘Tonight Show’

Alex Ovechkin may be done doing keg stands from the Stanley Cup, but he is happy to help others live out the dream, like Jimmy Fallon on the "Tonight Show." See photos.
Sportsnet.ca Jun 11, 2018
Alex Ovechkin thanks everyone who helped him become a champion

Alex Ovechkin thanks everyone who helped him become a champion

Alex Ovechkin took time from all of his partying to thank everyone who helped him become a champion with a post on Instagram. The post Alex Ovechkin thanks everyone who helped him become a champion appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Puck Prose Jun 11, 2018

NHL Mailbag: Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals, free agency predictions

Today’s mailbag deals with questions about Alex Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals, and some free agency predictions!  The NHL season is officially over. Fans get a brief reprieve until July 1, when the new league year kicks off with the start of free agency. Luckily, at Puck Prose, we never take a day off from providing […] NHL Mailbag: Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals, free agency predictions - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Chicago Tribune Jun 11, 2018

Alex Ovechkin — captain, husband, expectant father — reaches hockey's summit

On the night Alex Ovechkin cemented his legacy, he abandoned the long-sought trophy in a search for something more important. He was frustrated and impatient, standing at the edge of the T-Mobile Arena ice sheet and wanting to know one thing. "Where is my family?" He asked for a third time. "Where...
Sportsnet.ca Jun 11, 2018
In praise of Alex Ovechkin’s rowdy Stanley Cup celebrations

In praise of Alex Ovechkin’s rowdy Stanley Cup celebrations

The Washington Capitals spent the past two months saying the right things. Give ‘em a break, folks, and let the boys cut loose for a few days. The post In praise of Alex Ovechkin’s rowdy Stanley Cup celebrations appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Alex Ovechkin took the path less traveled to end title drought

The genuine enthusiasm with which Alex Ovechkin is celebrating Washington’s Stanley Cup title is a tribute to the power of success truly earned.
Puck Prose Jun 10, 2018

Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid can learn from Alex Ovechkin

What can the Edmonton Oilers and Connor McDavid learn from the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin? In hockey, change is very slow and people tend to stick to what they know. It’s a copycat league and once one team finds success, everyone tries to model their team accordingly. The Washington Capitals found success after separating Alex Ovechkin […] Edmonton Oilers: Connor McDavid can learn from Alex Ovechkin - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Sportsnet.ca Jun 10, 2018
Watch: Ovechkin’s wild parade with Stanley Cup continues

Watch: Ovechkin’s wild parade with Stanley Cup continues

Alex Ovechkin is living the dream and he does not want to wake up anytime soon. The post Watch: Ovechkin’s wild parade with Stanley Cup continues appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jun 10, 2018

Alex Ovechkin is THW’s 2018 Playoff MVP

The 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs have been competed and the Washington Capitals have finally captured their first championship in their 44-year existence. Following a brief vote among the writing staff here at The Hockey Writers, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been selected as the third recipient of the Jean Beliveau Award as the most valuable […] The post Alex Ovechkin is THW’s 2018 Playoff MVP appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
WTOP Jun 9, 2018

Watch: Ovi does keg stand from Stanley Cup, takes dip in fountain

Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin dig a keg stand from the Stanley Cup and took a dip in a shallow fountain during the Caps' long celebration after winning the Cup on Thursday. See video.
Puck Prose Jun 9, 2018

Alex Ovechkin is never giving up the Stanley Cup

Now that Alex Ovechkin has finally won the Stanley Cup, the NHL will have to pry it from his cold, dead hands  Each year, the Stanley Cup goes to the NHL champion. It’s a long and grueling process to win. Often when players win, they celebrate like it’s the happiest day of their life. Washington […] Alex Ovechkin is never giving up the Stanley Cup - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
WTOP Jun 9, 2018

Looking for a 42-inch Alex Ovechkin bobblehead? Yep, they got that.

Fans hoping to commemorate the Caps win in a unique way may want to consider shelling out $900 for a 3.5-foot-tall Alex Ovechkin bobblehead.

Alex Ovechkin Photos

Capitals Player News

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  • Tom Wilson

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  • Lars Eller

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  • Devante Smith-Pelly

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  • T.J. Oshie

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  • Brooks Orpik

    Capitals’ Orpik needed to get finger tip re-attached after slash in Final

  • Nicklas Backstrom

    Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom reveals he played with 2 fractures in finger