Tagged: ‘Alex Ovechkin’

Alex Ovechkin to Wear, Auction American-Russian Themed Skates
March 22nd, 2017 at 5:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? Alex Ovechkin will wear custom American-Russian-themed skates, which will later be auctioned for charity, during pregame warmpus when the Capitals host the Blue Jackets Thursday night. Thursday is Russian Heritage Night at Verizon Center. All proceeds will benefit the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA), which provides ... Read Original...

Backstrom on Pace to Join 1,000 Points Club
March 22nd, 2017 at 9:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Nicklas Backstrom, the first line center and alternate captain for the Washington Capitals, is very likely to reach the 1,000 point mark before the end of his NHL career. With the Caps' most recent 4-2 win against the Calgary Flames, Backstrom now ties Connor McDavid for the most assists in...

Ovechkin Heating up as Playoffs Approach for Caps
March 22nd, 2017 at 6:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? The shots came one after another. If there is an alarm bell in Alex Ovechkin's head, it went off on Tuesday night against the Calgary Flames. "He knows what time it is," teammate T.J. Oshie said. The Stanley Cup playoffs are approaching and Ovechkin is rounding into dominant...

Recap: Capitals Extinguish Flames, Keep Metro Lead
March 22nd, 2017 at 2:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Capitals had no trouble handling the red-hot Calgary Flames and came out of Verizon Center with a 4-2 win Tuesday. With the victory, the Capitals moved back into their lone first place spot in the Metropolitan Division and the NHL. They also ensured that the Flames remained in the top...

T.J. Oshie has been a perfect fit for the Capitals’ top line. Can they keep him?
March 20th, 2017 at 5:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** T.J. Oshie's contract expires at the end of the season. (Chris O'Meara/Associated Press) Early in his tenure with the Washington Capitals, forward T.J. Oshie might have looked for his linemates a little too much on the ice. That arguably comes with the territory in playing with two talents in Nicklas Backstrom...