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Alex Ovechkin

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.”

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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?

  7. Let the Luongo-or-Price debate begin

    Feb 9, 2014, 4:34 AM EDT

    Roberto Luongo, Carey Price,

    A tough call for Mike Babcock.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. Get your game notes: Islanders at Capitals

    Feb 4, 2014, 11:10 AM EDT

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. Datysuk calls pressure for Russia to win gold ‘enormous’

    Jan 29, 2014, 11:41 AM EDT

    paveldatsyukgetty

    “Everyone is expecting only one thing from us.”

  18. Green, Ovechkin guide Caps to OT win vs. Buffalo

    Jan 28, 2014, 10:59 PM EDT

    mikegreengetty

    Signs of life from Washington’s offense?

  19. Video: Ovechkin scores twice in less than one minute

    Jan 28, 2014, 8:24 PM EDT

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    He scored goals 37 and 38 in the first period on Tuesday.

  20. NHL on NBCSN: Struggling Sabres host slumping Capitals

    Jan 28, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

    Marcus Foligno, Tom Wilson

    Washington is trying to stay in the playoff hunt.

  21. Canadiens hold players-only meeting after loss to Capitals

    Jan 25, 2014, 10:24 PM EDT

    Max Pacioretty

    Four straight losses for the Habs.

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