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CSN Washington May 22, 2017

Ovechkin's dog debuts camo onesie at Dulles Aiport

Are dog onesies the new male romper?Alex Ovechkin's dog, Blake, is bound to become a doggo-fashion icon after dawning a camoflauge onesie before catching a
CSN Washington May 19, 2017

Is Alex Ovechkin a good leader? Teammates come to their captain's defense

After another disappointing postseason result, the hockey world is once again left with the question, why cant the Caps win in the playoffs? As always,
Japers' Rink May 18, 2017
Backstrom’s Actions Speak Loud, But So Do His Words

Backstrom’s Actions Speak Loud, But So Do His Words

Always one to lead by example, Backstrom is now as comfortable leading by the power of voice Since his name was called to the stage of Nationwide Arena in Columbus by Alex Ovechkin, it was very clear what type of player Nicklas Backstrom would become. Ovechkin was always the exuberant one, never afraid to jump in front of a microphone and spout off whatever came to mind, generally leading to everyone collectively laughing with his antics. Backstrom, on the other hand, was quiet, reserved, and maybe at times even a little bit awkward. That contrast in personalities has always worked well in...
The Hockey Writers May 16, 2017

Tape2Tape: Ovechkin, Lundqvist and Moving On

At the beginning of the 2016-17 playoffs, two of the game’s best entered the postseason in search of their first ever Stanley Cups. Yes, I know there are many others who still play without a Cup to their name, but two specifically that may have had their last opportunity with their respective clubs. Alex Ovechkin […]
Japers' Rink May 15, 2017
JRR Episode 50: Leadership and Moving Forward

JRR Episode 50: Leadership and Moving Forward

Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post joins Adam Stringham to discuss what's next for the Capitals Changes are coming to the Washington Capitals but what will those changes look like? Is it fair to pin the Capitals inability to advance on Alex Ovechkin? Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post joins Adam Stringham to discuss those questions and more in this episode of Japers’ Rink Radio. As always, thanks for listening - we truly appreciate your continued support. This is our 50th episode since the reboot and while we were hoping it’d be a third round preview it’s still a...
Japers' Rink May 14, 2017
Sunday Caps Clips

Sunday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The team and their fans begin to grapple with an offseason of change. Your savory breakfast links: The offseason uncertainty, it looms. [SI.com, Buffalo News, AP] ... but what if they are actually fine? [Ottawa Report] Here’s one look at a possible Caps’ offseason. [Stars and Sticks] ... and a way-too-early Opening Night roster projection. [CSNMA] Frustrated Caps think change is needed. [TFP] Alex Ovechkin deserves a better legacy. [THW] This was a good hockey team, y’all. [RMNB] Sad breakdown day pictures are sad. [RMNB] Nate Schmidt, FTW....
CSN Washington May 12, 2017

Barry Trotz clarifies emotional Game 7 comments on Ovechkin: 'He's still got game'

Another second round exit for the Washington Capitals brought inevitable questions about the performance and legacy of Alex Ovechkin. Barry Trotz wasnt ready
CSN Washington May 12, 2017

Photo shows Alex Ovechkin's gnarly hamstring injury

For some, hearing that Alex Ovechkin was playing through a knee and hamstring injury made perfect sense. Considering he managed only one point in the
CSN Washington May 12, 2017

Alex Ovechkin confirms his postseason injuries and describes the toll they took

Alex Ovechkin confirmed on Friday that he played through knee and hamstring injuries during the playoffs.The Caps captain said neither injury involved any tears. He
Pension Plan Puppets May 12, 2017
Alex Ovechkin was faking all along on the Kadri hit; he was faking being okay

Alex Ovechkin was faking all along on the Kadri hit; he was faking being okay

The Russians spilled the beans that Ovechkin was too hurt to play in the World Championships. Now he’s added an interesting detail. The Russian coach at the 2017 IIHF World Championships told the press, in Russian, that Alex Ovechkin was too hurt to join the team. Later clarification that it was a leg injury led many to speculate it stemmed from the hit by the Toronto Maple Leafs Nazem Kadri in Game 5 of the first round of the playoffs. Alex Ovechkin went straight to the dressing room after this hit. #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/LcucNZClba— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) April 21,...
CSN New England May 11, 2017

Should the Bruins consider trading for Alex Ovechkin?

With rumors swirling that the Washington Capitals have to move on from Alex Ovechkin, our Early Edition crew debates whether the Boston Bruins should pursue him.
CSN Washington May 11, 2017

Backstrom to play in Worlds, Johansson reportedly will miss due to injury

Alex Ovechkin is not the only Cap who will miss the IIHF World Championship due to an injury. Marcus Johansson will also miss the tournament
San Jose Mercury News May 11, 2017
The NHL Show: Should the Capitals trade Alex Ovechkin?

The NHL Show: Should the Capitals trade Alex Ovechkin?

Plus: the Dallas Stars acquire the missing piece with goalie Ben Bishop.
The Globe and Mail May 11, 2017

Alex Ovechkin finished playoffs with lower-body injury

The Washington Capitals’ star was playing through an injury that required pain-numbing injections
CSN Washington May 11, 2017

Previously undisclosed lower-body injury to keep Alex Ovechkin out of World Championship

It is well known just how much representing Team Russia means to Alex Ovechkin.It was assumed after Wednesday's Game 7 loss that he would

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