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  1. Ovechkin back at left wing as Capitals open campRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    As if he knew the question was coming, Alex Ovechkin smiled when asked what his new coach wants him to work on. Another season, another chance to find out whether one of the league's most talented goal-scorers can seriously help out some more on defense.


  2. Capitals' Alex Ovechkin back to left wing to maximize talentRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBC News

    Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin skates during a drill at the team's training camp on Friday in Arlington, Va. First-year Capitals coach Barry Trotz wants Ovechkin to become a more complete player and the first step, in the bench boss's eyes, is to get the Russian goal-scorer back on the left wing.


  3. Trotz: Ovechkin a way more dangerousa at LW.Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Alex Ovechkin smiled, because by now the question had become commonplace, and he knew how to deadpan the answer. Entering another season under another new coach, what has Barry Trotz asked of the Capitals star? "He wants me to play hockey," Ovechkin said.


  4. Trotz cranks up the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... the pants." Plenty of questions still need to be addressed over the preseason, such as how Trotz and captain Alex Ovechkin will mesh, or how goaltender Braden Holtby will adapt to the teachings of renowned position guru Mitch Korn, or whether ...


  5. Ovechkin back at left wing as Capitals open camp under TrotzRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Barry Trotz says "there's no coach on the planet" who can teach what Alex Ovechkin does when playing left wing. The new Washington Capitals coach on Friday explained his rationale for moving the three-time league MVP back to the left side.


  6. A Tale of Two Phenoms -- Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Japers' Rink

    ... the Washington Capitals might look like if they did not win the 2004 draft lottery and the right to select Alex Ovechkin with the first overall pick. Now, we thought it might be an entertaining diversion to contemplate what might have happened if ...


  7. Mailbag: Ovechkin or Green, Roster Questions, and Laich's HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Japers' Rink

    A pair of Young Guns face off, portside or starboard for the captain, are the kids alright, Winter Classic ticket prices, Brooks Laich's health and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer." A productive Alex Ovechkin is more important to the team's fortunes than a bounce-back year from Mike Green , largely because we're talking about an area of team weakness versus a strength .


  8. Friday Caps Clips: Meet the PressRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Japers' Rink

    ... Network will be airing a handful of them. [ ] Analyzing's mock fantasy draft, or "why drafting Alex Ovechkin is somehow a risk in a game that rewards you for drafting point-producing players". [ ] If you need something to go ...


  9. Tough sledding: Wounded Warriors hit the iceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    The build up to the NHL season begins in earnest on Friday, as the Washington Capitals open training camp at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex. But the night before the pomp and circumstance of 18 days of camp, of press conferences and build-up around the health and readiness of Alex Ovechkin's knee, a different kind of hockey game took place.


  10. Capitals add hat trick display at Verizon CenterRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... planning the display for at least six years. Before that, they had been donating the hats to charity . After Alex Ovechkin's playoff hat-trick against the Pittsburgh Penguins on May 4, 2009 , Dan Steinberg learned that the hats were being shipped to ...


  11. Capitals coach Barry Trotz has plans for Alex OvechkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | USA Today

    Capitals coach Barry Trotz has plans for Alex Ovechkin Barry Trotz settles in for a culture change, wants Ovechkin to 'grow his game' Check out this story on Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin has had four previous NHL coaches, but Barry Trotz is the first one with prior NHL experience. ARLINGTON, Va.


  12. Washington Capitals 2014 Training Camp PrimerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Japers' Rink

    ... gather at Kettler to meet with a brand-new coaching staff. And while a few spots are pretty well locked up ( Alex Ovechkin , for example, will probably be worked into the lineup in some way), Barry Trotz and his staff will have the unenviable task ...


  13. Washington Capitals release 2014-15 training camp rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 |

    Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are scheduled for their first on-ice training camp sessions Friday. The Washington Capitals , who open the on-ice portion of training camp on Friday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia, released their camp roster on Wednesday.


  14. Remembering Past Capitals Anniversary GiveawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Capitals Outsider

    ... (you know, because the Caps and their fans are married), it appears the main giveaway this year will be the Alex Ovechkin bobblehead featuring the commemorative patch . Here's my reaction to this news: :) Ben Sumner is the editor of Capitals ...


  15. Tuesday Caps Clips: Capitals at Flyers Rookie Game DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Japers' Rink

    Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Caps' prospects head to NJ to take on the future Flyers, almost all present and accounted for at KCI, Mitch Korn talks goalies and more. Barry Trotz isn't looking to change Alex Ovechkin 's game - he's just looking to tweak it, while letting him do what he does best.


  16. Duhatschek: Capitals coach Trotz not looking to change Ovechkin's gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Globe and Mail

    Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin was the NHL's top goal scorer last season but he also had a dismal minus-35 defensive rating. Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin was the NHL's top goal scorer last season but he also had a dismal minus-35 defensive rating.


  17. Oft-injured Hillen healthy ready to competeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Washington Post

    ... a fractured tibial plateau that kept him out for 60 games and later suffered a concussion after colliding with Alex Ovechkin . Add in the broken jaw caused by an Ovechkin slap shot and the broken ribs caused by a Vincent Lecavalier hit, and the ...


  18. New Capitals coach to utilize Alex Ovechkin at left wingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 |

    Washington, DC, United States - New Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz plans to put captain Alex Ovechkin on either wing during this season and back at left wing to start training camp next week. Ovechkin was successful on the right wing during the past two seasons, scoring an NHL-leading 51 goals in 2013-14 and had 83 goals in 126 games.


  19. Washington Capitals: Buffalo Sabres Opponent OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Sabre Noise

    ... teams with the Washington Capitals. The Washington Capitals have been as enigmatic as the star forward Alex Ovechkin . This past season was the first time in six years that the Washington Capitals did not make the playoffs. Even when they did make ...


  20. Capitals' Alex Ovechkin says right knee 'doesn't bother me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin says the right knee he injured at the hockey world championship is fine and he's been working out for the past month or so. Speaking to reporters about a week before training camp opens, the three-time NHL MVP says: "My knee doesn't bother me."