Tag Archive | "Alex Ovechkin"

2020 Fantasy Hockey Tiers: Left Wings (1-5)

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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At first glance, you might think there are a lot of high-end left-wingers but the bottom falls out pretty quickly. There are some incredible goal-scorers at the position, with at least five players who could go for 40-plus goals this season—@Alex Ovechkin, @Leon Draisaitl, @Brad Marchand, @Jake Guentzel, and @Alex DeBrincat. We only have eight…

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2020 Fantasy Hockey Season Preview: Dallas Stars

Thursday, September 5, 2019

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From 2015-to-2018, the Dallas Stars ranked fifth in goals for per game (2.97) and 27th in goals against per game (2.95) but completely flipped the script in 2019.  The Stars played a more structured defensive game under new head coach Jim Montgomery and made it back to the postseason despite scoring the third fewest goals in the…

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Projecting the Top 50 in Points for 2020

Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Every year I roll out full projections for the Top 300 players as a part of the DailyFaceoff Draft Kit. Our Draft Kit will be offered for FREE again this year and will be posted across the site in the coming weeks. With the 2019-20 NHL regular season quickly approaching, here’s a glance at my…

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Alex Ovechkin benches Zdeno Chara

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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This isn’t something you see everyday. Washington captain Alex Ovechkin had his way with Boston captain Zdeno Chara in Thursday’s game between the Capitals and Bruins. During a first-period sequence at TD Garden, Ovechkin used some inhuman strength to dump the 6′ 9″, 250 lbs Boston blueliner into the Washington bench. Here’s the video: You almost…

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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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