Post Tagged with: "Alexander Ovechkin"

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Has the NHL Killed the Winter Classic?

Winter Classic? Or Just Another Outdoor Game? Before you read the article, just think to yourself as a hockey fan. Do you know who’s playing in this years Winter Classic? […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 3 comments · News/Commentary, Winter Classic
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Maple Leafs: Getting Healthy Means Getting Better

To say the Toronto Maple Leafs have been hot as of late would be an understatement. In fact, the team’s won their past six games and has a 10-1-1 record […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Braden Holtby: AHL Seasoning Was Crucial to NHL Success

Not every player that comes into the NHL can make the jump from Juniors or college hockey without adding some seasoning to their game. There are always exceptions to the […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals
Alex Ovechkin may be somewhere in this interview with Caps writer Ed Frankovic. - Photo By Andy Martin Jr

Hockey News: Ovechkin Sets Caps Record; Suspension for Johnson?

Pittsburgh’s power play is lethal, their goaltending has been solid and they’re actually getting depth scoring. Of course it’s time to make a trade. [Pensburgh] There was a goalie interference […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Philadelphia Flyers - Claude Giroux a big part of this Q&A with Anthony Mingioni - Photo by Andy Martin Jr

Evaluating Every NHL Team’s “Window”: Metropolitan

When evaluating a team’s chances to win the Stanley Cup, teams are often judged based on the status of their “window”. A rebuilding team’s window would be closed, but on […]

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NHL Suffers as No Superstar Has Emerged

The NHL hasn’t had a superstar since Wayne Gretzky – Lack of one is limiting the league’s reach.

by · August 22, 2014 · 33 comments · Hockey Media, News/Commentary
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5 Capitals Storylines That May Surprise You This Season

1) Alexander Ovechkin Takes Home the Rocket Richard Trophy (Again). It’s no secret that Ovechkin is a natural goal scorer, and it’d be no surprise to see him take home […]

by · August 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Washington Capitals
Putting Brazil and the World Cup on Ice

Putting Brazil and the World Cup on Ice

Today is a big day for soccer fans all around the world. Today is the beginning of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. While the NHL season is about […]

by · June 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Humor
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Trotz vs Ovechkin: May The Games Begin

Alexander Ovechkin finished the 2013-14 season with 51 goals, 79 points and a mind-boggling -35 rating. The star Russian winger thrived in the scoring statistical category under former head coach […]

by · May 30, 2014 · 14 comments · Washington Capitals
Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will have to battle it out with John Tavares for this year's Hart Trophy. (Tom Turk/THW).

Putting the ‘C’ Back in Crosby

Sidney Crosby scored 102 points in his first NHL season at the age of eighteen. He became the teams captain two years later at age twenty and led his team […]

by · May 10, 2014 · 3 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Tape2Tape: Introducing Alexander Ovechkin, The Coach Killer

The ‘Great Eight’ strikes again – at least that’s what headlines should’ve read after Washington’s firing of head coach Adam Oates this past Saturday. Surely, we’ve all noticed the Capitals […]

by · April 29, 2014 · 9 comments · News/Commentary
Schneider has taken over the No. 1 job in New Jersey. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Crazy Stats of the 2013-14 Season

Another NHL regular season in the books concludes another year filled with strange anomalies and boggling statistics. Here’s a look back at some of the more interesting numbers that shouldn’t […]

by · April 15, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History