Post Tagged with: "Alex Ovechkin"

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Washington Capitals October 2014 Recap – The Good, Bad, Ugly

How Did the Washington Capitals Perform in October?  The Good, Bad, and Ugly The opening month of the 2014-15 NHL season has flown by.  The Washington Capitals had their fair […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
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Panthers Defense Paying Dividends Early On

In the NHL, a 2-2-3 start to a team’s season may not be the most desired beginning on the quest for the Stanley Cup. For the Florida Panthers however, the […]

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
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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
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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
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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
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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