Post Tagged with: "Alex Ovechkin"

Ducks forward Corey Perry recorded no points and a -3 rating in game one. (BridgetDS/flickr)

Hockey News: Hat Trick for Perry; Pittsburgh Sings ‘O Canada’

Hats off to the Pittsburgh Penguins for this classy move. [CBC] The NHL made the right call in postponing the Leafs/Senators game. [Ottawa Citizen]  After an ugly start to the […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Ilya Kovalchuk (syume/Flickr)

Ilya Kovalchuk: KHL Check Up and Look Into the Future

Well, Ilya Kovalchuk is now well into his second season as a full time KHL player. Hard to believe its only been a year and 2 months since Kovalchuk announced […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 9 comments · International Hockey, KHL
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Truculence, Toughness, Trotz – The New and Improved Washington Capitals

The Atmosphere and Direction in Washington is Changing… For the Better Once the 2013-14 season concluded, the Washington Capitals were left without a identity.  The Washington Capitals organization went from […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Silly or iconic?  Ovechkin is slated to return to the All Stars Game this year.  Will he bring the same level of showmanship he has exhibited in the past? Ryan Remiorz/THE CANADIAN PRESS

The Top 3 Most Undeserving NHL Captains

In the NHL, the role of a team captain is to display traits which represent the direction of his team and the character of his fellow teammates. The captain is […]

by · September 27, 2014 · 48 comments · News/Commentary, Top 10 Lists
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Hockey News: Ryan Johansen Contract Saga; Underachieving Penguins

Blue Jackets president John Davidson goes to town on Ryan Johansen’s agent. [The Hockey News] But not before Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen said his peace. [Puck Daddy] Are the Jackets wrong […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Nicklas Backstrom (Tom Turk / THW)

Nicklas Backstrom: Best Contract in the NHL?

Locking up your best players is a priority for every National Hockey League General Manager. The Chicago Blackhawks recently extended forwards Jonathon Toews and Patrick Kane to mega contracts this […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Washington Capitals
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2014-2015 Washington Capitals Player Projections: Forwards

How Will the Washington Capitals Forwards Perform in 2014-2015? Training camp is less than two weeks away for the Washington Capitals!  On September 19, rookies and veterans will take the […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals NICKLAS BACKSTROM - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Nicklas Backstrom: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Capitals Captain Alexander Ovechkin is regarded as a star of the Washington Capitals and the NHL in general. He puts up the goals, the flashy plays and has an intense […]

by · September 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Can Alex Ovechkin add to your DraftStreet winnings? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates

Be sure to check out other instalments in our Big List Series THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates THW’s Big List of Breakout Candidates […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions
Ovechkin's Capitals have posted a 5-6-1 record against the West this season (Tom Turk/THW)

Alex Ovechkin: Washington Capitals 2014-15 Player Preview

Alex Ovechkin had his greatest season points wise since his 85 point 2010-11 season last year and there’s potential for amplified production this upcoming campaign. Washington’s first overall pick from […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
While some NHL players dream of tee times on the local greens Ovi has other ideas about how he'll spend his summer. (Roland Peschetz/Flickr)

Are Russian Hockey Players Unfairly Criticized ?

The NHL has undergone many changes since it’s creation, from expansion to curved sticks to goalie masks and beyond. But one of the most major alterations that really changed the […]

by · August 29, 2014 · 9 comments · News/Commentary
The NHL's Reigning Rocket Richard Winner     Alex Ovechkin

5 Most Overrated Players in the NHL for 2014-15

Have an opposing opinion? Feel free to discuss in the comments below! As August wraps up and we near September, we not only begin to turn the corner into the […]

by · August 28, 2014 · 59 comments · Fantasy, Top 10 Lists