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Alex Ovechkin

Ovechkin Taken To Hospital After Scary Collision

AP | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin was taken to a hospital with a right leg injury Sunday after colliding with an oppon...

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. ...

Russia Knocked Out Of Olympic Hockey

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Russians dutifully shook the Finns' hands and then skated to the center of a rink built to showcase their return to Olympic...

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...

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...

WATCH: Caps Score 3 Goals On 3 Straight Shots

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored goals in less than four minutes of the second period, and the Washi...

HOCKEY IS BACK

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...

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!!! 😜 @...

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...

History KEEPS Repeating Itself

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin knows full well that his playoff failures are adding up. The two-time NHL MVP also knows ...

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...

Hart Trophy Finalists Announced

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Three top NHL players are finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy. Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby, Washington's Alex Ovechkin and John Tavares...

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...

All Even

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 07.08.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — The key moment of the New York Rangers' Game 4 win over the Washington Capitals might have occurred off ice between the second and th...

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...

NHL Playoffs Stay Wild And Wide-Open

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports

Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and Patrick Kane are as good as hockey players get. Their teammates are pretty good, too. In the NHL playo...

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...

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...

Ovie, Kirilenko Talking Wedding Plans

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 03.14.2013 | Sports

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- Tennis player Maria Kirilenko and hockey star Alex Ovechkin are talking wedding plans between their busy schedules, although t...

Caps Pull Off Incredible Comeback

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Eric Fehr scored 37 seconds into overtime Tuesday night, and the Washington Capitals rallied from a three-goal, first-period deficit to ...

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...

Caps Shut Down Former Teammate

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Capitals shut down former teammate Alexander Semin, scored a goal with a one-of-a-kind combo and put together a second co...

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...