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

    Feb 13, 2014, 9:55 AM EDT

    MalkinOvi

    Not the dominant performance many were expecting, though.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

    Feb 12, 2014, 2:37 AM EDT

    Figure Skating - Winter Olympics Day 4

    Alex Ovechkin chose to sidestep the question yesterday.

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

    Feb 11, 2014, 6:49 AM EDT

    Sochi Olympics Ice Hockey Men

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

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

    Feb 10, 2014, 2:03 PM EDT

    paveldatsyukgetty

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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?

  12. Let the Luongo-or-Price debate begin

    Feb 9, 2014, 4:34 AM EDT

    Roberto Luongo, Carey Price,

    A tough call for Mike Babcock.

  13. 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.

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

    Feb 5, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

    ovechkincrosbyhandshake

    Pittsburgh and Washington captains top the list.

  15. Get your game notes: Penguins at Sabres

    Feb 5, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

    BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Ryan Miller #30 of the Buffalo Sabres makes a second period save against Chris Kunitz #14 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on February 17, 2013 at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images)

    Two teams tangle tonight on NBCSN.

  16. Video: Milbury on Ovechkin — ‘he’s just a one-dimensional player’

    Feb 5, 2014, 12:08 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Criticism came during Washington’s dismal 1-0 loss to the Islanders on Tuesday.

  17. Get your game notes: Islanders at Capitals

    Feb 4, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

    CapsIsles

    Two struggling teams look for points in the Eastern Conference playoff race.

  18. NHL on NBCSN: Islanders look to pull Capitals into their nightmare

    Feb 4, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, skates next to New York Islanders center John Tavares (91) during the first period an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    There isn’t much reason to be hopeful in New York, but they can hurt Washington’s playoff chances.

  19. Parise, Kessel, Backlund named NHL’s stars of the week

    Feb 3, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

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    zachparisewildgetty

    Big efforts from a pair of American Olympians.

  20. NHL on NBC: Capitals and Red Wings clash in Washington

    Feb 2, 2014, 9:10 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Jimmy Howard

    Detroit came out on top in a shootout on Friday.

  21. Ovechkin a minus-five as Capitals lose to Blue Jackets

    Jan 30, 2014, 10:20 PM EDT

    ovechkingetty

    Not a good night for Washington’s NHL team.

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