Tagged: ‘Alex Ovechkin’

Monday Caps Clips: Kuzya Extended, Mojo Traded
July 3rd, 2017 at 7:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images Your savory breakfast links: Harry Potter Evgeny Kuznetsov conjured himself a new contract, one that will pay him $7.8m AAV for the next eight years. [Rink, CSNMA, Dump-n-Chase, RMNB, Kuznetsov's new K (plus the...

2016-17 Rink Wrap: Jakub Vrana
June 16th, 2017 at 11:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Japers' Rink Player Card (click for a hi-res version; data via, and Cap Friendly): Vrana's Season, Game-by-Game (via HockeyViz, explained here): Vrana and His Linemates (chart by @muneebalamcu): Vrana's 5v5 Teammates...

Laughlin: Debate over. Sidney Crosby’s better than Ovechkin.
June 12th, 2017 at 5:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? Once upon a time in the NHL, there was a hotly contested debate about who, between Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin, was the league's best player. The Pittsburgh Penguins won their second straight Stanley Cup, eliminating the Nashville Predators in Game 6 on Sunday, for their third championship in...

D.C. Athletes: Not Famous Worldwide
June 3rd, 2017 at 11:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? ESPN released a list of the world's most famous athletes, using the following information to rank the individuals: "a formula that combines endorsements with social media following and internet search popularity." Guess how many D.C.-based athletes make the 100-person list. I'll give you a hint: The number rhymes...

Would a Major Shakeup Really Help the Capitals?
May 31st, 2017 at 10:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** After yet another disappointing season for the Washington Capitals, general manager Brian MacLellan spoke to the media in regards to the team's future. Though many would expect that the team would see major changes this offseason, MacLellan had a different take on things. "I think it's a lot easier to...