Alex Ovechkin

The National Hockey League has witnessed a number of sensational rookie campaigns throughout its storied history and this trend is set to continue. With the next squad of exceptional young stars, the NHL is stronger than ever in terms of elite young talent. However, despite the incredible skills of these players, it is highly unlikely that any
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The very first Russian-born and trained player to make it to the NHL was Victor Nechayev. Upon marrying an American woman that allowed him entry into the USA, Nechayev played one season of professional hockey in North America. That included three games for the Los Angeles Kings during the 1982-83 season, one of which saw
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Before the 2019-20 NHL season was paused, Washington Capitals’ forward Alexander Ovechkin was scoring goals and reaching new milestones at a remarkable pace. On Feb. 22, 2020 he became the eighth member of the NHL’s 700-goal club, and continued that rampant pace right up to the season suspension. He now sits eighth on the all-time
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One of the greatest dynasties in National Hockey League history was nearly cut short on this date 38 years ago. April 13 has also provided plenty of big moments in both the regular season and Stanley Cup playoffs throughout the years. Disaster Avoided, Dynasty Saved   The New York Islanders dynasty of the 1980s had five
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The past decade can accurately be described as a rollercoaster for the Washington Capitals, to say the least. From record-breaking milestones to back-to-back Presidents’ Trophies to playoff disappointments to a Stanley Cup championship, the Capitals have experienced it all in the past ten years. and have provided their fanbase with some extremely memorable moments along
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45 Members in the Exclusive 500-goal Club As you might expect, not only have this select few attained the ultimate, lofty benchmark of twine-bulging glory, they’ve also done some pretty extraordinary other things. Scoring 500 regular-season goals in the best hockey league in the world is a highly significant achievement in itself. Along the road
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In 44 years of hockey, through the team’s darkest seasons and golden eras, plenty of scoring sensations have suited up for the Washington Capitals. Surprisingly, for a team that did not win their first Stanley Cup until 2018, five different Capitals have breached the 50-goal barrier, more than on half of the “Original Six” teams.
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