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  1. Yet More Change for the CapitalsRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2014 | DevHawk

    ... switched systems three times and head coaches twice. This year, they missed the playoffs entirely even with Alex Ovechkin racking up a league-leading 51 goals. Today, the word came down that both the coach and general manager have been let go. As a ...

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  2. 5 Biggest Issues Still Facing the Washington Capitals This OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Rant Sports

    ... They cannot continue to take less than 30 shots per game if they are going to be an offensive powerhouse. Alex Ovechkin talked about how he was going to the next Winter Olympics no matter what the NHL decides about letting its players go. That will ...

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  3. New York Rangers Daily Dose: Team Russia Fined, Former Rangers MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Blue Line Station

    ... a handful of Russian players remained on the ice following the game, including Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (who urged his teammates to stay), Pittsburgh Peguins forward Evgeni Malkin , Florida Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov and ...

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  4. New York Rangers Poll: Who Poses Biggest Threat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Blue Line Station

    ... , a strong blue line led by Matt Niskanen , and their captain and last year's 'Rocket' Richard recipient Alex Ovechkin . Their fans have to get feel good about their chances, and ready to crank up their arena horn louder and more frequent when ...

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  5. Washington Capitals '15-16 OutlookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | MSNBC

    ... boasting the NHL's sixth-best offense in '14-15, the Caps' forward group didn't exactly set the world on fire. Alex Ovechkin was responsible for a whopping 22 percent of the team's goals, and two of the teams' top-five point-getters were defensemen. ...

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  6. Looking to make the leap: Tom WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | MSNBC

    ... to compensate for what he saw as a lack of team toughness. He gave Wilson top-line minutes last year alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom and while the promotion was brief, it provided insight into what Trotz thinks of Wilson's potential - ...

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  7. Thursday Caps ClipsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Japers' Rink

    Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: It is still good to be Alex Ovechkin, everyone's making lists, the end-of-summer back-in-training pix are popping up and more.

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  8. NHL backing or not, Alex Ovechkin plans to play in 2018 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Sporting News

    Capitals star Alex Ovechkin says he intends to be at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Russian news agency Tass reported Wednesday , even though the NHL still doesn't have an agreement in place to allow its players to participate in the Pyeongchang Games. "The same situation was with the [2014] Sochi Games; they said NHL could not be allowed to come," Ovechkin told reporters.

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  9. It's Washington Capitals day at PHTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | MSNBC

    ... year). That rekindled talk of the Caps' inability to come through in the clutch and, subsequently, talk of Alex Ovechkin 's inability to come through in the clutch. In the end, though, you'd have to say the positives in Washington outweighed the ...

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  10. FlightZone: Ovechkin Will Play for His CountryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Arctic Ice Hockey

    Just in case there was any ambiguity, Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin made things perfectly clear: he will play in the 2018 Winter Olympics. When Ovi made a similar commitment to the games in Sochi, everyone chalked it down to that event being on Russian soil.

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  11. Alex Ovechkin Vows to Play In 2018 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | CBS Local

    ... Korea could be the first in 20 years without NHL players. That doesn't sit well with Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin, who made clear his intentions to play with or without such an agreement. "The same situation was with the [2014] Sochi ...

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  12. Alex Ovechkin says he will a definitelya play in 2018 OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Washington Post

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has yet to announce whether NHL players will be permitted to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin intends to be there to avenge Russia's medal-less showing in Sochi. "The same situation was with the [2014] Sochi Games, they said NHL could not be allowed to come," Ovechkin said Wednesday, according to the Russian News Agency TASS .

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  13. Ovechkin on 2018 Olympics: 'Definitely' playingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | CBS Sports

    It's still not yet known whether NHL players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, but Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin told reporters on Wednesday that he will definitely be taking part in the games as a member of the Russian national team even if there is no agreement in place to send the NHL players. Obviously, this is still a few years down the road but if it sounds familiar it's because Ovechkin made a similar promise prior to the 2014 games in Sochi, Russia, before the NHLPA, IIHF and IOC reached an agreement to send them less than a year before the games began.

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  14. NHL veteran Laich engaged to 'Dancing' star HoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WMDT

    Eleven-year NHL veteran Brooks Laich and "Dancing With the Stars" star Julianne Hough announced Tuesday they are going to get married. Laich, originally drafted by the Ottawa Senators in 2001, has spent most of his career with the Washington Capitals in the shadow of forward Alex Ovechkin.

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  15. What do Justin Williams and TJ Oshie Bring to the Capitals Passing Offense?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Japers' Rink

    ... see that not all possession is equal. Last season, the Capitals' offense was mostly driven by four forwards: Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , Andre Burakovsky , and Marcus Johansson . I decided to throw in Evgeny Kuznetsov since Caps fans are ...

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  16. Arbitration ruling awards Marcus Johansson one-year, $3.75 million contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... to battle beside second-year forward Andre Burakovsky for the second-line left wing spot, with Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, T.J. Oshie and Justin Williams figuring to occupy the remaining top-six positions. Coach Barry Trotz could ...

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  17. Capitals, Holtby avoid short-term answer with long-term, $30.5 million dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... more than all but six goaltenders, he now commands the third-most lucrative contract on his own team behind Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, so defenseman John Carlson tweeted six of the same vehicle emoji with the hashtag, "brinkstruck." "I ...

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  18. 5 Dirtiest Players in New York Rangers Franchise HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Rant Sports

    ... Broadway. In the 2006-07 season, Orr was suspended for a cross-check to the face of the Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin. Tie Domi is not only one of the most famous enforcers in Rangers history, but NHL history, too. Essentially, fighting and ...

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  19. Net Gains: Opening The Gate To More GoalsRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2015 | Arctic Ice Hockey

    ... seeing the Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn score 100 points and win the Art Ross Trophy? The Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin score 60 goals and win the Rocket Richard Trophy? The Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson lead all defencemen with 80 points? What? ...

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  20. MacLellan doesn't think summer additions have to take from JohanssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... Williams and T.J. Oshie over the summer and both of them are expected to serve as top-six forwards along with Alex Ovechkin , Nicklas Backstrom , and Evgeny Kuznetsov . So when everyone is healthy, that will leave just one slot for Johansson or ...

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