Tag: Alex Ovechkin

  • NHL Three Stars: What Are They Using?

    The first week of NHL action during the 2017-18 season is in the books and the top three stars for the week have been announced. Bringing back on old weekly tradition, we’re going to dive into not just the top three stars, but also look at what gear they are using to find success. FIRST STAR –…

  • Surprise Team Makes Bold Offer for Alex Ovechkin

    Surprise Team Makes Bold Offer for Alex Ovechkin

    I’m not sure many would have expected this to be the case, but it appears as though a surprise Canadian team has made the first big trade offer for Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin. In a report coming from a Russian website called Delfi, the Capitals have received a large offer from the Calgary Flames.…

  • Buccigross Weighs in on Ovechkin Trade

    Buccigross Weighs in on Ovechkin Trade

    Ever since the Washington Capitals were once again eliminated in the second round of the NHL playoffs, the news has been hot with Alex Ovechkin trade rumors. But, is there any truth to the rumors that are out there? Well, at least one NHL insider seems to think so. “If I was FORCED to bet…

  • Ovechkin Spends Night Off Plowing Snow

    Ovechkin Spends Night Off Plowing Snow

    With Winter Storm Jonas paralyzing the eastern seaboard this weekend, several events were postponed or cancelled. In Washington D.C., the Capitals were supposed to host the Ducks Friday night. But due to the weather (and Anaheim playing Detroit Saturday night) the game was postponed after originally being moved up to 5:00 Friday afternoon. While some…

  • NHL Three Stars – What are they using?

    NHL Three Stars – What are they using?

    FIRST STAR – ALEX OVECHKIN, LW, WASHINGTON CAPITALS Alex Ovechkin went on a tear last week in the goal scoring department. He picked up a total of 5 goals in 4 games played, including two multi-goal games. One of those goals was also the 500th of his NHL career, making him the only Russian born…

  • Goal 500 in Game 801 for Ovechkin

    Goal 500 in Game 801 for Ovechkin

    Alexander Ovechkin has more goals than anyone since he entered the league in 205-06. Tonight he reached a milestone when he scored goal No. 500 against Ottawa on home ice. The 185th power play goal of his career came at 16:19 of the middle frame against Andrew Hammond. Jason Chimera was behind the goal line to…

  • Alex Ovechkin Dangles And Scores Incredible Goal

    Alex Ovechkin Dangles And Scores Incredible Goal

    Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin hasn’t scored a goal this nice in quite some time. In fact, his efforts here might just catapult him ahead of Bobby Ryan in the running for goal of the year. In the middle of the third period tonight against the New Jersey Devils, Ovechkin flew up the right wing…

  • 2014-15 Washington Capitals Season Preview

    2014-15 Washington Capitals Season Preview

    Overview The continued high expectations of the Washington Capitals led to disappointment once again last year as the team failed to qualify for the playoffs. If it is any consolation at this point, it was close, as they finished 9th in the Eastern Conference. The team had high hopes after acquiring Jaroslav Halak at the…

  • Alexander Ovechkin’s Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Gear

    Alexander Ovechkin’s Sochi 2014 Olympic Hockey Gear

    Alex Ovechkin shared a picture of his custom Sochi 2014 Bauer APX 2 skates via Twitter earlier this week. The skates, seen below, feature white/blue/red stripes, much like the Russian flag. He’s also using black felt tongues instead of the stock white, and of course yellow laces. One of the biggest questions surrounding Ovechkin’s skates,…

  • Alex Ovechkin Shatters the Glass with his Head

    Alex Ovechkin is not shy to get cozy with the glass.  Typically, his signature jump into the glass after a goal scored is what puts him on the nightly highlights, but this time around, his head shattering the glass has. The video below shows the Great 8 number 32, Ovechkin, finishing a check on his…