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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...

Ovechkin Apologizes For Russia Hockey Performance

AP | Posted 04.27.2014 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin has apologized for Russia's disappointing performance in the hockey tournament at the Winter Olympics. ...

Washington Capitals Send Their Happy Holiday Wishes

Posted 12.12.2013 | Sports

Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals sent along their happy holiday wishes with a fantastic "Jingle Bells" music video....

Ovie Explodes In Caps' Comeback Win

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored four goals, including the equalizer with 32.4 seconds left in regulation, and the Washington Capitals rallied...


AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks watched as their championship banner rose to the rafters at the United Center. They took another lo...

Caps: Ovie Was Playing Hurt

AP | Posted 05.16.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin played the last two games of the Washington Capitals' season with what the team said Thursday is a hairline fracture in hi...

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...

Rangers Embarrass Caps In Game 7

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.13.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — For 120 minutes over two games, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist stopped every single shot Alex Ovechkin and the Washington...

Rangers Hold Off Caps In Game 3

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 07.06.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- After going nearly two full games without a goal, the New York Rangers were hardly expected to net four against Braden Holtby and the Wash...

Ovie Makes Franchise History In Game 1 Win

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 07.02.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals know they own the most effective power play in the NHL this season. They also know it's ...

Ovie On Fire

AP | Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports

MONTREAL -- Alex Ovechkin scored his 26th goal and Jack Hillen got his first as the Washington Capitals stretched their winning run to five games, 3-2...

WATCH: Hat Trick For Ovie

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 02.23.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- After producing his first hat trick in more than two years, Alex Ovechkin wanted to give some credit to Washington Capitals coach Adam O...

Caps Rally Late For Overtime Win

AP | Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Troy Brouwer scored 32 seconds into overtime for the Washington Capitals, who rallied from a late two-goal deficit and beat the Flori...

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...

Ovie Finds New Job During Lockout

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

MOSCOW -- Alexander Ovechkin is returning to his former Russian team Dynamo Moscow during the NHL lockout. The KHL team said in a statement Wednesday...

Ovie's Late Game-Winner Lifts Caps In Game 2

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Alex Ovechkin's power-play goal with 7:27 remaining snapped a tie and gave the Washington Capitals a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers...

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...

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...

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...

Olympic Hockey Heaven

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

Hockey's national profile in the U.S. is most revived only during the Olympics, when its stars reappear on the world stage and shine with elan and effort.

Redskin Chris Cooley and the Caps' Alex Ovechkin on Health Care

Liz Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Liz Glover

The football player and the hockey player discuss life in DC and what they think of healthe care reform.