Alex Ovechkin

Teammate thinks Ovi can catch Gretzky: 'I believe in him'
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Chris Lingebach
February 28, 2020 - 7:02 pm
Wayne Gretzky's career mark of 894 goals was once thought to be untouchable. But after seeing how quickly Alex Ovechkin reached 700, some around the NHL are becoming Ovi believers. Capitals teammate Carl Hagelin is one of them.
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John Carlson reflects on a week of Capitals milestones
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Chris Lingebach
February 28, 2020 - 5:26 pm
John Carlson weighs in on a week of milestones after watching Alex Ovechkin celebrated for reaching 700 goals, and his own accomplishment, surpassing Calle Johansson to become the Capitals' all-time leader in points for a defenseman.
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Ovechkin 700-goal tribute video a real tear-jerker (watch)
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Chris Lingebach
February 26, 2020 - 2:34 pm
The Capitals brought tears to eyes all around the hockey world with this touching tribute video commemorating Alex Ovechkin reaching 700 career goals. Watch as the founding members of the 700 Club share their love of Ovi, including a message from The Great One – Wayne Gretzky – to The Great Eight.
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Ilya Kovalchuk brings 'legendary status' to Capitals
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Chris Lingebach
February 25, 2020 - 11:32 am
Skating alongside NHL veteran Ilya Kovalchuk will be like playing with a legend, Capitals center Lars Eller tells 106.7 The Fan.
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Capitals' Alex Ovechkin becomes 8th player with 700 goals
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The Fan News Desk
February 22, 2020 - 4:35 pm
If you missed history today, it’s not stuck in the past for eternity. Hear Alex Oveckin score No. 700, joining the elite of the elite in NHL history.
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Hagelin: Once Ovi starts smelling blood, it's 'game over'
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Chris Lingebach
February 10, 2020 - 9:01 pm
Perhaps no one is more uniquely qualified than Carl Hagelin to give a then-and-now perspective on what it's like playing against Alex Ovechkin vs. having him as a teammate. Which makes Hagelin's conversion into an Ovi supporter – and this quote – that much sweeter for Capitals fans.
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The tear Ovechkin's been on 'is insane,' John Carlson says
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Chris Lingebach
February 07, 2020 - 10:07 pm
Alex Ovechkin continues to climb the all-time charts, scoring 14 goals in the Capitals' last seven games – including three separate hat tricks and a natural hat trick – to come within two goals of the 700 club. Let's take a second to process some of these historic numbers.
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Jakub Vrana on brink of shattering career high in points
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Chris Lingebach
February 05, 2020 - 8:51 am
On pace for a career high in points, Jakub Vrana is becoming the difference maker the Capitals have been waiting for. How a 65-point season from Vrana could give the Capitals something they've never had in Alex Ovechkin's career.
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his goal during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Washington. The Capitals won 4-2.
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The Fan News Desk
February 04, 2020 - 10:23 pm
Alex Ovechkin scored all three of his goals in the third period in the Caps comeback win against the Kings Tuesday night.
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Alex Ovechkin honors Kobe Bryant, wearing No. 24 in warm-ups
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Chris Lingebach
January 29, 2020 - 9:31 pm
An especially thoughtful tribute, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin wears both of Kobe Bryant's jersey numbers in one night, honoring the fallen Lakers star.
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