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  1. Capitals blank DevilsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    Braden Holtby made 21 saves, Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and an assist and Alex Ovechkin scored a highlight-reel goal as the Capitals continued to roll with a 4-0 victory on Saturday night.


  2. Postgame: Heavy-hitters carried Capitals to 4-0 rout over DevilsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Washington Capitals had lately learned to succeed without their biggest stars shining , but now, after a sloppy first period at Prudential Center, they ceded the stage, plopped into the front row and watched Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom go to work. "A lot of guys who weren't real sharp," Coach Barry Trotz said.


  3. Caps keep rolling with shutout in New JerseyRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sports Network

    Nicklas Backstrom scored a pair of goals and Alex Ovechkin notched a highlight-reel tally, leading the Washington Capitals to a 4-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday at the Prudential Center. Mike Green also scored and Backstrom added an assist for the Capitals, who have won two straight and are 6-0-2 in their last eight games.


  4. Is This Backstrom's Year to Lead Caps in Points?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Capitals Outsider

    Don't look now but the Washington Capitals might have a new point leader at the end of the season. After nine consecutive years of leading the team in total points and goals, Alex Ovechkin is on pace to fall to second on the team by the season's end, as linemate Nicklas Backstrom is piling on the points.


  5. Video Alex Ovechkin scores goal of the year candidate for CapitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin provided a highlight reel goal in a 4-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday. In the third period of an eventual 4-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, the Washington Capitals forward picked up the puck inside his own blueline, eluded defenceman Jon Merrill with a nifty between-his-own-legs deke, and then sent a backhand over the shoulder of the seemingly helpless netminder.


  6. What Devils D-man Jon Merrill said about Alex Ovechkin's sensational goalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Jon Merrill has only played 73 NHL games, so it was not shocking to see Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin stickhandle and skate past him for a highlight reel goal Saturday night at Prudential Center. But Ovechkin's status as one of the NHL's top stars didn't make it any less painful for the Devils' defenseman.


  7. Ovechkina s stunner powers CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The two New Jersey Devils collapsed onto the onrushing Alex Ovechkin 's hips in an attempt to close the angle of attack. For most other NHL forwards, this method would have been enough.


  8. Capitals vs Devils Recap: Ovechkin's Magnificent Goal Salts 4-0 WinRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Japers' Rink

    The Caps bring home two big points and clinch the season series against the New Jersey Devils. And Alex Ovechkin scores one for the ages... The Washington Capitals came into tonight's game playing their best hockey of the year, having earned points in seven straight outings- their best such streak since winning eight in a row back in lockout shortened '12-'13.


  9. Trotz seeing a a wiser, more detaileda Ovechkin during latest droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Friday afternoon in Columbus, Ohio, Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin annexed half of the practice rink for himself, working on one-timers from his power-play spot inside the left faceoff circle. But something seemed off.


  10. Scoring without Ovechkin and Backstrom a a great signa for CapsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... just the second time, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, that five players had a multi-point night while Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom each had zero. With Ovechkin held without a goal in nine of the past 10 games, Washington's newfound ...


  11. Daily Picks: Blues at Sharks; Flames end skid?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    ... at a point when everybody was prepared to give up on them this season. Pick: Blues 3, Sharks 2 (overtime) 1. Alex Ovechkin , Washington Capitals: Ovechkin has just two goals over his past nine games, and they both came in the same game. But he has ...


  12. Maligned NHL Players Proving Critics Wrong in 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    ... for Crawford, and he could be an integral piece for the Blackhawks and their quest to win another Stanley Cup. Alex Ovechkin has many nicknames. He's been called Alexander the Great, the Russian Rocket, Ovie and Coach Killer. The last one is an ...


  13. Alex Ovechkin and John Wall trade ugly sweaters in Caps-Wizards holiday videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... this holiday video spectacular . You should absolutely watch it on loop all weekend. The video features Alex Ovechkin in a John Wall sweater, and John Wall in an Alex Ovechkin sweater, which is super. And there's Marcin Gortat and Jason Chimera and ...


  14. Why Michael Latta and Tom Wilson call Nicklas Backstrom a oeDada oeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... promoted Wilson to the top line and charged him with guarding the team's most prized assets: Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin . Though neither the savvy puck-handler nor the 230-pound steam-engine train needed much protection, they welcomed Wilson's ...


  15. Panthers visit Flyers aiming to build off marathon winRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sports Network

    ... on its last shot. Nick Bjugstad eventually won the contest for Florida in the 20th round after Washington star Alex Ovechkin missed the net on the previous attempt. Bjugstad got Braden Holtby to bite on a backhand deke before burying a wrister into ...


  16. Caps eye rebound effort against streaking Blue JacketsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Sports Network

    ... shot every time. Nick Bjugstad eventually won the contest for Florida in the 20th round after Washington star Alex Ovechkin missed the net on the previous attempt. Earlier Ovechkin had scored the first goal of the shootout when he beat Roberto ...


  17. Capitals know they can count on goalie Braden HoltbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Washington Post

    ... Capitals have been able to rely on Holtby to bail them out when needed. "Holts [has played] great," forward Alex Ovechkin said earlier in the week. "When you feel like your goalie [can] make a save, an extra save, you feel very comfortable. If you ...


  18. Second to None: What Happened to the Capitals' Other Scoring Line?Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Japers' Rink

    Conventional wisdom holds that if you can stop Alex Ovechkin , you can stop the Washington Capitals . And there's obviously a good bit of truth to that - more than two-thirds of his career points have come in Caps wins, despite a close 360-349 split between victories and defeats over his career game log.


  19. The totally surprising shootout goal of Brooks OrpikRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Washington Post

    The visitors' bench erupted en masse , because how could it not? Tom Wilson picked up Joel Ward and hugged him, both of their helmets flipped backward in rally-cap fashion. Alex Ovechkin raised both arms into the air and kept them there.


  20. Russian recession may cut KHL salaries by halfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | CBS Sports

    ... scenario. This should also put to bed, at least for now, the notion that current Russian stars in the NHL like Alex Ovechkin or Evgeni Malkin will be headed home anytime soon. This is a situation the NHL has to be watching with great interest. I ...