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Alex Ovechkin

WATCH: Alex Ovechkin, What Are You Doing?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports

Whatever you do, don't look directly into his eyes. If you do, your best method of escape is to maintain eye contact while slowly backing away. Don't ...

Hockey Player Makes 'Dream Come True' For Young Fan Who Has Down Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.11.2014 | Good News

For one young fan, this hockey player just proved that he's as much of a superstar off the ice as he is on. In early September, Ann Schaab, a fourt...

LOOK: Fan Honors Ovechkin With EPIC Beard

Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

One diehard Capitals fan showed unwavering support for Alex Ovechkin while simultaneously turning heads with some of the most impressive facial hair t...

Girlfriend Wishes Ovie Happy Birthday

Posted 09.17.2013 | Sports

Russian tennis star Maria Kirilenko found a creative way to wish her fiancé, Alex Ovechkin, a happy birthday. Happy Birthday my baby boy!!! 😜 @...

Ovechkin Vents After Blowout Loss

Posted 05.14.2013 | Sports

Alex Ovechkin had plenty to say after his Washington Capitals were eliminated from the postseason. After the New York Rangers routed the Caps 5-0 in G...

WATCH: Did Ovechkin's Lazy Play Bury The Caps?

Posted 05.09.2013 | Sports

Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin came under fire for his lack of effort during a play that resulted in Derek Stepan's game-winning goal on Wednesday n...

What's Right With Alex Ovechkin?

Puck Daddy | Greg Wyshynski | Posted 04.08.2013 | Sports

“What’s wrong with Alex Ovechkin?” It’s a question that became a cottage industry: How could the most dominant goal scorer in recent memory...

NHL Analyst: Ovechkin 'Should Be Ashamed Of Himself'

Posted 02.28.2013 | Sports

NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Milbury went on a long rant on Wednesday night, ripping Capitals star Alex Ovechkin during Washington's game against Phila...

Will Ovechkin Ever Be The Same?

Puck Daddy | Posted 01.28.2013 | Sports

A lot was made about the Washington Capitals' first four games of the season, and not just because they didn't win any of them. The defense was bad, a...

The Hottest Athletes Who Date Athletes

Bleacher Report | Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports

In addition to being famous, richer and more physically fit than your average person, professional athletes have a much bigger dating pool to choose ...

LIVE: Capitals vs. Rangers Game 7

Posted 05.13.2012 | Sports

GAME 7 Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers Madison Square Garden New York, New York 7:30 PM EST In one of the most exciting events in ...

Rookie On Track To Start At Goalie For Caps

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

As injuries plague their top two goaltenders, the Washington Capitals may have to turn to a rookie for the responsibility of a playoff opener. With...

Ovechkin Accused Of Spitting In Opponent's Face

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

Although it appeared to be just a minor scuffle by the standards of hockey fighting, this brush-up between the Capitals and Blue Jackets may have in f...

Washington Capitals Star Dating Russian Tennis Player

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 12.02.2011 | Sports

While NHL star Alexander Ovechkin has been spending his work time with the ice cold Washington Capitals, who lost 9 of their last 12 games in November...

Ovechkin Calls Coach 'Fat F***' After Benching

Posted 01.02.2012 | Sports

There was something odd about the final minute of regulation play during Tuesday night's NHL game between the Washington Capitals and Anaheim Ducks at...

Has Alex the Great Peaked Already?

Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

The criticisms of Alex Ovechkin have been piling on for the last few seasons, from his effectiveness as a leader to his abilities in perform in the cl...

Ovechkin Dances After Scoring Overtime Goal

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin scored 3:19 into overtime, and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 Saturday night to take over the top spo...

WATCH: Ovechkin Flips Over Opponent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Early in the third period of Washington's Tuesday night game against Montreal, Capitals star delivered a devastating hip check to Canadiens defensemen...

WATCH: Ovechkin Strikes Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Alex Ovechkin added to his amazing highlight reel on Saturday night in Washington's 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers. With the Capitals winning 2...

NHL Winter Classic Again Heats Up New Year's Day

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

This past New Year's Day, the NHL staged it's latest Bridgestone Winter Classic. We asked NHL COO John Collins his thoughts on what it means for sports business as a whole.

WATCH: Alex Ovechkin Stars In Hilarious New SportsCenter Commercial

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin starred in the new "This is SportsCenter" commercial with teammate Semyon Varlamov. The ad features Anchor Stev...

WATCH: Hockey Star Gives Fan Wedgie

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

On the Friday prior to the Washington Capitals' 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2011 Winter Classic on New Year's Day, Heinz Field held a ...

WATCH: NHL Star Explodes Russian Dolls Filled With Russian Dressing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin participated in an ESPN shooting accuracy challenge that involved Russian dolls filled with Russian dressing. "...

NHL Star Brawls With Rangers Center

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin brawled with New York Rangers center Brandon Dubinsky midway through the second period of Sunday's game at Madi...

Hockey's Les Canadiens Far More Than Just Another Sports Team

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bill Mann

The Montreal Canadiens are truly unique in North American sport. They are not just a sport team; they are also a cultural institution.