• Ovechkin, Capitals stumbling toward Sochi

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 31, 2014
    After the game was over, Ovechkin himself said he was the “worst player out there”. Alex Ovechkin had a game-tying goal with 7 seconds left in the third period, but Patrick Eaves scored in the seventh of the shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 win over the Capitals on Friday night. With 10 days before the league shuts down for the two-week break, both the Caps and their superstar winger are stumbling toward Sochi with few answers and crumbling credence as a genuine playoff threat. Ovechkin had time and space to wind up for a slap shot from above the circles that sent the puck past Howard and into the net to make it 3-all. Washington now has two wins in their past 10 games and are one regulation loss and one New Jersey Devils win from falling to seventh place in the awful Metro Division. Everybody wears this.
    • Ovechkin sends it to OT but Wings win SO

      Alex Ovechkin had a game-tying goal with 7 seconds left in the third period, but Patrick Eaves scored in the seventh round of the shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 win over the Capitals on Friday night.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Ovechkin simply has to commit more to a two-way game

      There is little doubt that, barring a serious injury, Alex Ovechkin will record the 192nd 50-goal season in NHL history this season. It will be his fifth and, judging by his plus-minus, it will be his worst. One of the worst in history, for that matter.…

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