Alex Ovechkin

Capitals re-sign Alex Ovechkin to $47.5M, 5-year contract

By: Canadian Press

The winger who captained the Capitals to their only Stanley Cup in franchise history is now under contract through the 2025-26 season.

July 27, 2021

One Minute with Alex Ovechkin

By: NHLPA Staff

From tear-jerkers to getting his groove on, One Minute with Alex Ovechkin covers it all.

June 25, 2021

Ovechkin joins Washington Spirit ownership group

By: Chris Lomon

Inspired in part by his mother Tatyana, a 2x Olympic gold medal basketball player, Alex Ovechkin is all in on supporting female soccer and the D.C community.

May 25, 2021

Alex Ovechkin confident he will sign extension with Capitals

By: Canadian Press

Teammates would be surprised if Ovechkin isn't back.

May 25, 2021

This or That | Alex Ovechkin

By: NHLPA Staff

Alex Ovechkin makes some buzzer-beater decisions in a round of This or That.

April 21, 2021

Great Clips Brings Back Interactive "Legendhairy Lineup" Campaign

By: Media Release

Each week fans can set lineups featuring current and past NHL players for the chance to win prizes and a VIP experience at a 2022 NHL event.

April 13, 2021

Ovechkin nets 718, passes Espo for 6th as Caps stop Isles

By: Canadian Press

Alex Ovechkin scored his 718th goal to pass Phil Esposito for sole possession of sixth on the NHL’s career list.

March 16, 2021

Crosby, Ovechkin favour NHL going directly into the playoffs post-coronavirus

By: Canadian Press

Crosby and Ovechkin said Thursday on separate video conferences for Metropolitan Division teams that they would be in favour of the NHL going right to the playoffs if the league is able to resume the 2019-20 season in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 26, 2020

What Google won't tell you about | Arvidsson, Couturier, Duchene, Eichel, Larkin, Rask & Ovechkin

By: NHLPA Staff

He's been named an NHL All-Star for a third straight season, but his piano game isn't quite there yet. He grew up on a lake, but he'd rather not be swimming in one.

January 3, 2020

Mighty Ducks Memories | The Knuckle Puck

By: NHLPA Staff

The Knuckle Puck. Is it fact or fiction? Goalie's worst nightmare or a skater's favourite trick (or both)? That and more as players recall the signature move from The Mighty Ducks!

December 30, 2019

Ovechkin to serve as NHL ambassador in China

By: NHL media release

Ovechkin’s trip to Beijing will include youth hockey clinics, a media tour and business development meetings.

July 18, 2019

Ovechkin passes Fedorov for Russian scoring record in NHL

By: Canadian Press

With an assist on Tuesday night, Alex Ovechkin passed Sergei Fedorov as the top-scoring Russian player in NHL history.

February 5, 2019

Ovechkin to skip NHL All-Star Game, be suspended 1 game

By: Canadian Press

Alex Ovechkin has decided to skip the All-Star Weekend in San Jose to get some extra rest and will serve an automatic one-game suspension.

January 2, 2019

Leafs star Matthews, Oilers centre McDavid earn 'C' for all-star weekend

By: Canadian Press

Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid and Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews will be two of the four team captains at the NHL all-star weekend next month in San Jose.

December 27, 2018

Ovechkin wins ESPY for Best Male Athlete as first NHL player

By: Chris Lomon

Ovechkin managed to outduel some serious competition at the 2018 ESPYs.

July 24, 2018

Capitals win first Stanley cup as Ovechkin nets Conn Smythe

By: Chris Lomon

The Washington Capitals have won the 2018 Stanley Cup, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final with a 4-3 victory in Game 5 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Thursday night.

June 7, 2018

Former 60-goal scorer, Dennis Maruk, sees a bit of himself in current Caps

By: Chris Lomon

Dennis Maruk won’t be painting his face to feature the Washington Capitals logo, but the franchise’s first 60-goal scorer will be wearing his heart on his sleeve for the Stanley Cup Final.

May 29, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Ovechkin

By: Nadia Vocaturo

A man on a mission, Alex Ovechkin helped send the Washington Capitals to their second Stanley Cup Final, and first in his 13-season tenure, with an early goal that stood as the game-winner in a 4-0 blanking of the Tampa Bay Lightning Wednesday night.

May 24, 2018

My Top 5 | Postseason shot leaders

By: Chris Lomon

Who are the big shots (on the teams still competing for hockey’s top team trophy) when it comes to taking the most shots in this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs?

May 15, 2018

Playoff Performer of the Night | Alex Ovechkin

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Alex Ovechkin helped the Washington Capitals start their Eastern Conference Final on the right foot with a goal and an assist in a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning Friday night.

May 12, 2018