He, Who is Alexander Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin isn't that guy. No, Alex Ovechkin, owner of seven scoring titles, a trio of Art Ross trophies (among other individual-owned hardware) and a 196 lead on Sidney Crosby for most goals since 2...

Ovechkin Scores 600

Alexander The Great's life was over by the time he was 32. Though abbreviated, he enjoyed a life that included triumph and a rise to power. Also 32, Alexander Ovechkin, who often shares the same alias, is at th...

Flyers Eliminated: A Season Retrospective

After just squeaking into the final Wild Card spot with 2 games left in the season, and getting dealt the Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals led by superstar Alexander Ovechkin in the first round, h...

Isles Fall to Caps 4-1

The New York Islanders fell to the Washington Capitals 4-1 in a hard-fought and physical game at Barclays Center Thursday night. Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal and added an assist while Braden Holtby made 34 s...

Flyers Downward Spiral Continues; lose again 5-2

The Flyers woes continued again tonight in a 5-2 loss against the Washington Capitals. Philadelphia came out strong with a Scott Laughton goal three and a half minutes into the 1st period. After Washington tied...

Six Keys for the Islanders to Beat the Capitals

The New York Islanders and Washington Capitals both finished the regular season with 101 points. This opening-round series promises to be a tough battle between two very evenly matched teams. During the regu...

2015 Winter Classic at a Glance

Bridgestone and the NHL’s annual Winter Classic has become a must-see event for sports fans. For the first time, the league is taking the yearly hockey showcase below the Mason-Dixon line for an outdoor game in...

Matt Niskanen chooses Caps on first day of free agency

In the days leading up to NHL free agency, well after new Penguins General Manager Jim Rutherford made it clear that Matt Niskanen was no longer in his team’s long-term plans, Niskanen started sorting through a...

Backstrom, Holtby Lift Caps Past Rangers

The game came down to a battle between countrymen both vying for the extra point that would boost their respective teams in the standings and that could very well end up being the deciding factor between a play...

Leonsis, Capitals eager for fresh start

For 113 excruciating days, hockey fans endured the NHL’s third work stoppage in less than two decades. As the lockout dragged on for months, anger over the situation turned to pessimism and, in some cases, apat...