Alex Ovechkin

Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin
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Tim Kelly
April 30, 2020 - 2:44 pm
Check out which hockey players have made the most money in their lives and how they were able to accumulate such net worth in both their careers and retirement.
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Alexander Ovechkin and Wayne Gretzky
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Jordan Cohn
April 16, 2020 - 11:54 am
In one of the many sports video game simulations that are aimed to help fans curb their need for sports entertainment and raise money for COVID-19 relief, the Capitals are hosting an NHL 20 matchup between Alex Ovechkin and legend Wayne Gretzky.
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The DA Show
February 11, 2020 - 10:47 am
Wayne Gretzky is the NHL’s all-time leading goal scorer, and it’s not particularly close . Gretzky finished his career with 894 goals. Only two other players – Gordie Howe (801) and Jaromir Jagr (766) broke even 750. Alex Ovechkin, however, has a fighting chance to catch Gretzky. Ovechkin, 34, has...
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Brayton Wilson
December 17, 2018 - 12:20 pm
For the third time in his career, Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel has been named as one of the National Hockey League's "Three Stars" of the week. On Monday, the NHL announced Eichel as the league's "Third Star" of the week ending on December 16. In four games played, Eichel scored five goals...
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December 15, 2018 - 7:08 pm
A two-goal night from Jack Eichel and a three-point night from Rasmus Dahlin were not enough to help lift the Buffalo Sabres over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Despite the loss, Buffalo did gain a point in a 4-3 shootout loss to the defending Stanley Cup champions at Capital One Arena...
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June 08, 2018 - 7:18 am
Let’s just get this out of the way right up front. I love Alex Ovechkin. Always have. I’ve loved Ovechkin since the first time I saw him play with the Washington Capitals. The shot, the speed, the aggressiveness, and above all else, the exuberance. Ovechkin always looked, to me, like what the...
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Brayton Wilson
June 07, 2018 - 11:34 pm
Washington sports fans have been waiting for a championship since the Redskins last won the Super Bowl in the 1991 season. For Washington Capitals fans, they have been waiting for 44 years to get the chance to hoist the Stanley Cup for the first time in the team's history. That wait is finally over...
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June 03, 2018 - 11:13 am
Mike Jafari reporting @mjafariWGR For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Capitals have won a Stanley Cup Final game on home ice, and take a 2-1 series lead after a 3-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night at Capital One Arena. The last time Washington played in...
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Brayton Wilson
May 31, 2018 - 6:13 am
It was a dramatic finish, courtesy of goalie Braden Holtby, but the Washington Capitals come out of Vegas with a 3-2 win over the Golden Knights in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. For Washington, it was the franchise's first ever win in the Stanley Cup Final. The Capitals last made the Stanley Cup...
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May 24, 2018 - 9:27 am
The drought is finally over in the nation’s capital as the Washington Capitals are heading to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years. Washington grabbed another road win in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, grabbing a 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference...
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