Alex Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/238 lbs
Born: Moscow, Russia
Draft: 2004 1st round (1st pick) by the
Shoots: R
  • The Canadian Press

    Capitals take on the Coyotes, look to continue home win streak

    Arizona Coyotes (24-31-5, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Washington Capitals (28-22-9, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)Washington; Sunday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals will try to keep their three-game home win streak intact when they face the Arizona Coyotes.Washington has a 16-9-5 record in home games and a 28-22-9 record overall. The Capitals have a -29 scoring differential, with 155 total goals scored and 184 given up.Arizona is 24-31-5 overall and 9-17-5 on the r

  • The Canadian Press

    Capitals score 5 straight goals to beat the Flyers 5-2, a big win for Washington's playoff hopes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Turns out that, no, the Washington Capitals aren't ready to give up on their chances of making the playoffs. Less than 36 hours after coach Spencer Carbery's profanity-laced challenge to players at practice, the Capitals answered in a big way in their most important game of the season, rallying to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Friday night to give their playoff chances a significant boost. Alex Ovechkin sparked the comeback with his 839th career goal and set up John Carls