Tag Archive | "Alex Ovechkin"

Alex Ovechkin applauds Carey Price after sensational save

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Real recognizes real. It was a battle of two NHL superstars Monday evening in Montreal. Alex Ovechkin and Carey Price were duelling all night as the Habs and Capitals clashed at the Bell Center. The Washington captain got two goals past Price and came very close to completing the hat trick. With the clock ticking…

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2018-19 Season Preview: Washington Capitals

Thursday, September 13, 2018

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After three straight second-round exits from the playoffs, the Capitals finally broke through in 2017-18 and won the franchise’s first Stanley Cup. The Ovechkin-era Capitals were long overdue for a championship, having won the President’s Trophy three times since drafting the Great Eight in 2004. Braden Holtby surrendered his starting job to Phillipp Grubauer at the end…

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Ranking Fantasy Hockey Left Wingers By Tiers (1-5)

Thursday, September 6, 2018

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These tier posts breakdown our positional rankings to help you better understand who you should be targeting in your fantasy draft and when you should be going after them. Here are our top left wingers for the 2018-19 season, starting with tiers 1-5. You can find the rest of our positional tiers here: Centre, Tiers…

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The Washington Capitals are the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions

Friday, June 8, 2018

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On Thursday, the Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 to win the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.  The Capitals went into the third period trailing 3-2, but Devante Smith-Pelly scored at 9:52 and Lars Eller scored the eventual game-winner at 12:23 and Braden Holtby took it the rest of…

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Stanley Cup Finals Game 1: Projected Lineups & Game Notes

Monday, May 28, 2018

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Alex Ovechkin said it best during the NHL’s media day, “I don’t think anyone believed in us, and no one believed in Vegas, but here we are battling for the Stanley Cup.”  After many years of playoff failure, the Washington Capitals were an afterthought at the start of the 2018 season and obviously no one…

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NHL Finalizes Stanley Cup Finals Schedule

Thursday, May 24, 2018

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When the 2018 NHL Season started, the Washington Capitals were a bit of an afterthought after missing many opportunities to win a Stanley Cup and the Vegas Golden Knights were just happy to be there.  Once the season got started, the Golden Knights put people on notice and it quickly became evident that they were…

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Evgeny Kuznetsov sends Capitals to Eastern Conference Final

Monday, May 7, 2018

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For the first time in 20 years, the Washington Capitals are going to the Conference Finals. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored on a breakaway 5:27 into overtime to give the Capitals the victory and eliminate the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 of their second-round playoff series. With the score tied 1-1 in the extra period, Alex Ovechkin recovered…

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Alex Ovechkin scores baseball-like game-winner, sticks it to Pittsburgh fans

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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The Washington Capitals needed a hero in Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Alex Ovechkin delivered. Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal with 1:07 remaining to propel the Capitals to a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with Pittsburgh. After taking a pass from Nicklas Backstrom,  Ovechkin fired…

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Alex Ovechkin and Capitals eliminate Blue Jackets in Game 6

Monday, April 23, 2018

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There won’t be a Game 7 in Columbus. The Blue Jackets were eliminated from the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs following a 6-3 loss to the Washington Capitals in Game 6 on Monday. Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin had another dominating performance, scoring a pair of goals to lead the way for Washington. Ovechkin concluded the series…

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Legit or Not-Legit – Fantasy Rookie Edition

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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In the early weeks of October 2016 Pavel Buchenevich took the Fantasy world by storm. The year before it was Oscar Lindberg, and for both players; within a month they were among the most dropped players league wide. There is always a rookie or unknown name who comes flying out of the gate and gains…

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