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Position
RW
 
Jersey
8
Name  Alex Ovechkin
Born  9/17/1985
Height  6-3
Weight  230
Shoots  R
4/17/2015 9:53:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal in eight playoff games as Washington cameback to beat the New York Islanders, 4-3.
Insight: Ovechkin skated to the front of the net and scored on a rebound from close range to bring Washington to within a goal. The Capitals then scored twice in the third period to win. It was a huge victory as Washington was already down, 1-0, in the series and started rookie goaltender Philipp Grubauer. Game 3 is on Sunday.
 
4/11/2015 6:30:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scored a power-play goal in the finale to finish with 53 goals on the season.
Insight: Ovechkin had just an incredible season with 53 goals and 81 points with a plus-10 rating and 56 penalty minutes in 81 games. He also had 25 power-play goals. Ovechkin has to be the top pick in next season's draft.
 
4/2/2015 10:36:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin had a pair of goals in the, 5-4, shootout victory over the Canadiens on Thursday.
Insight: Ovechkin just continues his masterful season as he scored two more power-play goals. He registered four shots on goal. Ovechkin has 52 goals, 27 assists, 374 shots on net, 54 penalty minutes, 31 power-play points and a plus-11 rating in 77 games this season.
 
3/31/2015 9:35:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin posted two points during Tuesday's win over the Hurricanes.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots and a plus-two rating on the night. Ovechkin leads the league with 50 goals, and now has 77 points through 76 games. Mike Green, Joel Ward, and Brooks Laich also lit the lamp for Washington.
 
3/29/2015 6:43:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scored two goals during Sunday's victory against the Rangers.
Insight: He leads the league with 49 goals, and now has 75 points through 75 games this season. Jason Chimera also scored twice for Washington, while Marcus Johansson tallied the fifth goal of the team during Sunday's win.
 
3/19/2015 11:02:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin keeps plugging away as he scored two more goals on Thursday to lift Washington over Minnesota, 3-2.
Insight: Ovechkin's goals came on even strength. He has 47 goals and 26 assists with a plus-14 rating and 50 penalty minutes in 71 games this season.
 
3/7/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist during Saturday's victory against the Sabres.
Insight: He also had an impressive eight shots on goal, and now has 44 goals, 69 points, 44 penalty minutes, and a plus-12 rating through 66 games this season.
 
3/5/2015 7:05:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin will not play versus the Wild on Thursday.
Insight: Ovechkin is out with a lower-body injury. It's a rare absence as Ovechkin has played in the last 96 games. He has 43 goals and 67 points in 65 games this season.
 
3/5/2015 2:25:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin will be a game-time decision Thursday.
Insight: Ovechkin is proving to be the most valuable fantasy hockey player during the 2014-15 season. He leads the league in goals (43), is tied for the lead in points and has improved his defense under new head coach Barry Trotz, which has resulted in a plus-12 rating.
 
Hot3/3/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Capitals star Alex Ovechkin continued his magical season as he scored a pair of goals in the, 5-3, victory over the Blue Jackets on Tuesday.
Insight: Ovechkin is proving to be the most valuable fantasy hockey player during the 2014-15 season. He leads the league in goals (43), and has improved his defense under new head coach Barry Trotz, which has resulted in a plus-12 rating. Ovechkin has continued to produce in penalty minutes (44), and is deadly on the power play. He added another goal on the man advantage Tuesday and leads the league with 19 power-play goals. At the moment, Ovechkin is also tied for the league lead in points (67), with his teammate Nicklas Backstrom.
 
3/1/2015 9:40:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin recorded three points during Sunday's victory over the Maple Leafs.
Insight: He had two goals and an assist, along with six shots and a plus-two rating. Ovechkin is the running for fantasy MVP, with 41 goals, 65 points, 44 penalty minutes, and a plus-11 rating through 64 games.
 
2/19/2015 10:02:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist on Thursday versus the Jets.
Insight: Ovechkin led the Capitals with six shots on net in the, 5-1, victory. Rick Nash did score for the Rangers on Thursday, but Ovechkin's goal keeps him two ahead of Nash for the league lead. Ovechkin has 38 goals and 23 assists this season.
 
2/17/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored another goal on Tuesday to increase his NHL lead in the category.
Insight: A bouncing puck found Ovechkin in the middle of the ice, which led to a breakaway opportunity on the power play for Ovechkin. He didn't miss, beating Marc-Andre Fleury to his stick side. He then had an assist on the game-winning power-play goal. Ovechkin has 37 goals and 22 assists this season.
 
2/15/2015 10:40:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin had a huge game Sunday versus Anaheim.
Insight: He recorded two goals and two assists, along with seven shots and a plus-two rating. Ovechkin now leads the league with 36 goals, and also has 57 points through 57 games this season.
 
2/15/2015 9:16:00 AM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored versus the Kings on Saturday to pull within one goal of Rick Nash for the league lead in goals.
Insight: Nash scored earlier on Saturday to increase his lead to two, but Ovechkin answered with his own score. He led Washington with five shots on net. Ovechkin has 34 goals and 19 assists in 56 games this season.
 
2/8/2015 5:55:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin tied Rick Nash once again on Sunday for the league lead in goals scored.
Insight: Ovechkin had the only Washington score versus Philadelphia as the Capitals lost, 3-1. Ovechkin has 33 goals and 18 assists in 54 games this season. His plus-12 rating is really making owners smile because he was minus-35 last season.
 
2/5/2015 10:03:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal Thursday against the Senators.
Insight: He did so in the first period, but that was when all the scoring was done. Ovechkin has been great this season, with 32 goals, 50 points, and a plus-13 rating through 52 games.
 
2/1/2015 4:44:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin had a pair of goals versus the Blues on Super Bowl Sunday.
Insight: Ovechkin amassed an incredible 10 shots on goal. He scored on the power-play in the first period and then on even strength in the second. Ovechkin added an assist on Karl Alzner's goal in the third period. Ovechkin has 31 goals and 17 assists in 50 games this season.
 
1/28/2015 10:55:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin had a pair of goals versus Sidney Crosby and the Penguins on Wednesday.
Insight: Ovechkin has gotten the better of Sid the Kid twice this season as the Penguins have failed to score in two games versus Washington. Ovechkin was plus-one with five shots on net. He has 29 goals and 16 assists in 48 games this season.
 
1/20/2015 9:52:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored twice Tuesday versus the Rangers.
Insight: Ovechkin has been great this season, as he now has 27 goals and 43 points through 46 games.
 

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