Post Tagged with: "Alex Ovechkin"

John Carlson has quietly been building a name for himself as a very dependable d-man for the Washington Capitals.(Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

John Carlson: The New Mike Green in Washington

The Washington Capitals currently sit in the first Wild Card spot in the Eastern Conference, an improvement from last season, and it’s because they have one of the top scoring […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Despite being tied for ninth in the NHL in scoring, Ryan Johansen of the Columbus Blue Jackets was the NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft's top overall pick. (Credit: Andy Dudones/Staff)

Ovechkin, Johansen Impress with Sweetest Moves of All-Star Weekend

Don’t worry, we get it. The NHL All-Star Game lacks a few attributes that fans love about hockey. There are no hits, penalties, icing, or offside calls. The worst scrum […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend
Mike Richards posted 32 points this season (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

Hockey News: Mike Richards on Waivers; Kyle Okposo Injury

Finding the positives of the All-Star game. [Grantland] Johnny Gaudreau got a nice bonus for playing. [Philly.com] Great post summing up the response to Ovechkin giving away a car he […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Hockey News: All-Star Weekend; Ovechkin’s Car

This years All-Star game featured the most combined goals scored ever. [CBC] It would have been really great if Ovechkin spent some of his $9 million dollar salary and bought […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Hockey News: World Cup of Hockey; All-Star Skills Competition

All you need to know about the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. [Puck Daddy] The Bruins and Canadiens will face off in the next Winter Classic. [Boston Globe] Toronto may […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Toronto is very loyal to the hometown team, the Maple Leafs (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: All-Star Fantasy Draft; Kessel/Seguin Trade

The NHL goes pro. [Copper N Blue] Hockey players showed some personality at the All-Star draft. And it was refreshing. [Sporting News] But perhaps the best part was this legendary […]

by · January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Alex Ovechkin may be somewhere in this interview with Caps writer Ed Frankovic. - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft: Are You Not Entertained?

Are you still claiming to be bored now? Friday’s NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft in Columbus not only finalized the rosters for Sunday’s contest, but allowed for this year’s representatives to […]

by · January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · All-Star Weekend
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50 in 50 for Mike Bossy: Hockey History

On this day in hockey history in 1981, New York Islanders’ winger Mike Bossy became the second player in NHL history to score 50 goals in the first 50 games […]

Washington Capitals Alexander Ovechkin - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Alex Ovechkin: The Sniper King

It is no secret that since he came into the NHL in 2005, Alex Ovechkin has been the best goal scorer in hockey. In fact, over the past three seasons, […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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Hockey News: Zac Rinaldo Hit; Oilers Trading Draft Pick?

Seriously, why is Zac Rinaldo in the NHL? [Puck Daddy] Connor McDavid is on top of the midseason rankings, but he’s not resting on his laurels just yet. [National Post] […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 12 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
All Star Draft Projections: Team Foligno and Team Toews

All Star Draft Projections: Team Foligno and Team Toews

With the captains and assistants of the NHL All Star Game announced on Wednesday, we know who the ‘GM’s’ of the teams will be. On January 23rd, Jonathan Toews and […]

by · January 16, 2015 · 1 comment · All-Star Weekend
2015 NHL All Star Game: Projected All Stars

2015 NHL All Star Game: Projected All Stars

With the remaining all stars being announced by the NHL on Saturday afternoon, let’s take a look at whose names should be called. We already know from the Fan Vote […]

by · January 9, 2015 · 10 comments · All-Star Weekend