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Alexander Ovechkin

Sport and Society for Arete -- Hockey in Russia

Richard Crepeau | Posted 05.28.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It may be my imagination, but it seems as though every time I leave the country for a few weeks, the world of sport goes through some sort of convulsion or some extraordinary developments take place.

Capitals, Panthers Make Playoffs

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 04.05.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Florida Panthers ended one of the longest playoff droughts in major North American sports Thursday night despite a 4-2 loss to the W...

MC Ovechkin Busts Some (Russian) Rhymes

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 01.19.2012 | Sports

So, what does a guy in the midst of a 13-year, $124 million contract do in his free time? Anything he wants. At least that seems to be the cas...

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...

Capitals, Penguins Team Up To Help Russian Hockey Families

AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals are teaming up to raise money for the families of the Russian hockey players killed in a...

'Eurotrash': Mike Milbury Calls Russia Olympic Hockey Team 'Euro-Trash' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Mike Milburry called Russia's Olympic hockey team "euro-trash" during a broadcast Wednesday evening from Vancouver. The disappointed NBC sportscast...