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Alex Ovechkin

  1. Sizing up the Big Four, as ‘do or die time’ begins

    Feb 17, 2014, 6:11 AM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Ice Hockey Men

    The United States has been the most impressive team, but the Swedes, Canadians and Russians still have gold-medal hopes.

  2. Ovechkin: ‘It was a pity’ Russia didn’t beat Slovaks in regulation

    Feb 16, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

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    Might’ve cost them an automatic bye to the quarterfinals.

  3. Russians claim Quick dislodged net on disallowed goal (w/video)

    Feb 15, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin, Slava Voynov take issue with the incident.

  4. U.S.- Russia: Three things to watch

    Feb 15, 2014, 2:50 AM EDT

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 13: Jonathan Quick #32 of United States in action against Slovakia during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A game on day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Shayba Arena on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    Can Jonathan Quick solidify his role as starter?

  5. Team USA expecting hostile crowd against Russia

    Feb 14, 2014, 11:54 PM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Ice Hockey Men

    They dealt with a tough crowd in Vancouver in 2010 as well.

  6. Memories of the Miracle on Ice

    Feb 14, 2014, 5:32 PM EDT

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    “It truly was a miracle. Such a thing will never be repeated.”

  7. Salo on Maatta: ‘I don’t see the ceiling… He’s special’

    Feb 13, 2014, 6:35 PM EDT

    Olli Jokinen, Olli Maatta

    He’s been a rookie standout with the Penguins this season.

  8. In routing Slovakia, Americans display the ‘kind of depth’ that ‘you need to have’

    Feb 13, 2014, 11:48 AM EDT

    Ice Hockey - Winter Olympics Day 6 - Slovakia v United States

    Dan Bylsma was especially pleased with the line of Paul Stastny, Max Pacioretty and T.J. Oshie.

  9. Ovechkin: Russians got ‘casual’ after early lead vs. Slovenia

    Feb 13, 2014, 11:13 AM EDT

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    “We can’t play like that in the future.”

  10. Russia opens with win, beats Slovenia 5-2

    Feb 13, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT

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    Not the dominant performance many were expecting, though.

  11. PHT staff Olympic predictions: Who’s going to win gold?

    Feb 12, 2014, 10:29 AM EDT

    Sidney Crosby #87 of Canada celebrates with his captain Scott Niedermayer #27 after scoring the matchwinning goal in overtime past Ryan Miller #39 of the United States during the ice hockey men's gold medal game between USA and Canada on day 17 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place on February 28, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada.
(February 27, 2010 - Source: Alex Livesey/Getty Images North America)

    And silver… and bronze… and fourth place.

  12. Russia unveils dangerous top power-play unit

    Feb 12, 2014, 8:12 AM EDT

    Russia forward Alexander Ovechkin, right, talks with forward Alexander Radulov during a training session at the Bolshoy Ice Dome at the the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    It features three guys that finished in the top-five in power-play points in either 2011-12 or 2013.

  13. If NHLers want ongoing Olympic participation, they need to speak up

    Feb 12, 2014, 2:37 AM EDT

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    Alex Ovechkin chose to sidestep the question yesterday.

  14. Russians ‘show we are one team’ with mass press conference

    Feb 11, 2014, 6:49 AM EDT

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    Starting Thursday, they’ll have to prove it on the ice.

  15. Sochi notes: Pressure is a factor, but it’s not always THE factor

    Feb 11, 2014, 3:39 AM EDT

    Alexander Ovechkin

    If Alex Ovechkin and the Russians don’t win gold, it won’t necessarily be because they were crushed by high expectations.

  16. Canada’s Toews: ‘The Russians have a little more pressure’

    Feb 11, 2014, 2:00 AM EDT

    Ice Hockey Quarter Final - Day 13 - Russia v Canada

    Expectations are high for the host team.

  17. Holland on Datsyuk: ‘Is he 100 percent? Probably not’

    Feb 10, 2014, 2:03 PM EDT

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    “I’m sure if he couldn’t play, he won’t play.”

  18. Ovechkin-Malkin-Semin…that’s a pretty dangerous line

    Feb 10, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT

    Alexander Ovechkin

    No wonder the Great 8 was all smiles today.

  19. PHT’s Pressing Olympic Questions: Are expectations too high for Russia?

    Feb 10, 2014, 9:50 AM EDT

    Previews - Winter Olympics Day -4

    Alex Ovechkin is the face of the Sochi Games, for better or worse.

  20. FYI: This is what a mixed zone looks like

    Feb 9, 2014, 6:20 AM EDT

    Mixed zone

    How will Alex Ovechkin deal with the media gauntlet in Sochi?

  21. Let the Luongo-or-Price debate begin

    Feb 9, 2014, 4:34 AM EDT

    Roberto Luongo, Carey Price,

    A tough call for Mike Babcock.

  22. Video: Ovechkin becomes NHL’s first 40-goal scorer this season

    Feb 6, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    It’s also the first time he’s hit 40 goals in four years.

  23. Olympic odds: Crosby, Ovechkin co-favorites for MVP

    Feb 5, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh and Washington captains top the list.

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