Post Tagged with: "Alexander Ovechkin"

Semin and Ovehchkin celebrate after goal (Clydeorama.com)

Ranking the Russians: Capitals First-Round Picks

By selecting Ilya Samsonov, a big, athletic goalie from Metallurg Magnitogorsk of the Kontinental Hockey League, the Capitals picked a Russian player in the first round for the eighth time […]

Oct 19, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko (91) reaches for the puck against Anaheim Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy (6) during the second period at Honda Center. (Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 10 Russians in The NHL Today

Team Russia in the modern day has a ton of skill up front and has had good hockey teams.Russia won gold at the 2012 and 2014 IIHF World Championships.It is […]

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Smokes Other Sports

View image | gettyimages.com Stanley Cup Playoffs hockey smokes all other sports, hands down. Sure true sports fans love it all, the NFL, the NBA, MLB. But at the end […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · News
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Penguins Should Give Malkin, Not Crosby, Top Line

Malkin, Take the Wheel Evgeni Malkin has taken a backseat to another player most of his career.  In Russia, it’s Alex Ovechkin, then Malkin.  Ovechkin was selected first in the […]

by · May 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Most Important Players: Eastern Conference Edition

Hockey is the ultimate team sport. You win together.  You lose together.  But for a team to be successful, one player usually stands out.  They are the most important player […]

Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will have to battle it out with John Tavares for this year's Hart Trophy. (Tom Turk/THW).

Crosby vs. Ovie in a Matchup You Didn’t Expect

Artemi Panarin set the stage for the latest chapter in the USA-Russia hockey odyssey when he proclaimed, “We’re in a fighting mood to play the Americans. We need to teach […]

Ovechkin Could Beat Boudreau in Stanley Cup Final

Ovechkin Could Beat Boudreau in Stanley Cup Final

Bruce Boudreau vs Ovi While the Stanley Cup playoffs are  just in round two, likely Stanley Cup final matchups are starting to materialize. With the Anaheim Ducks up two games to […]

Braden Holtby has posted an impressive season (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Why the Capitals are the Worst Matchup for the Rangers

  The New York Rangers are the President’s Trophy Winners. The team looked poised for a return to the Stanley Cup Final this year where they would look to avenge […]

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5 Eastern Conference Stars Still Seeking 1st Stanley Cup

Unless you are a fan of the Minnesota Wild, Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Ducks, or Calgary Flames, you should probably be pulling for the Eastern Conference to win the Stanley Cup […]

by · May 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists
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Previous Postseason Experience: The Biggest Playoff X-Factor

The New York Islanders started the 2014-2015 season with a bang, but ended it with but a whimper. Throughout most of this season the Isles were one of the NHL’s […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
The Ideal Montreal Canadiens Playoff Bracket

The Ideal Montreal Canadiens Playoff Bracket

The deck is stacked against the Montreal Canadiens to hoist the Stanley Cup for a record 25th time this spring. However, that is true of each playoff team, who has […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
Cole has the second best plus/minus among Blues defensemen (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

The Race For the Central Division Crown

Just a mere five points separates the Central-leading St. Louis Blues and the third place Chicago Blackhawks; with just over two weeks remaining on the NHL schedule, every game is […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks