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Watch: Officials miss interference call involving Alex Ovechkin

Officials missed an interference by Dan Girardi on Alex Ovechkin during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night.The play in question …

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Capitals vs. Lightning Second Period Thread

This one has the energy of a For All The Marbles contest.<p>Both teams are gunning for it, and Washington leads the Lightning in shots 8-5 after twenty, …

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The Capitals force Game 7 with a dynamic effort, as was expected: They're now 10-2 when facing elimination in Games 4-6 in a series during the Alex Ovechkin Era. The bad news: They're 3-7 when facing elimination in Game 7 during the Ovechkin Era.

The Capitals force Game 7 with a dynamic effort, as was expected: They're now 10-2 when facing elimination in Games 4-6 in a series during the Alex …

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That was Andrei Vasilevskiy's period. The Lightning goalie made eight saves in the 0-0 opening frame of Game 6, robbing Alex Ovechkin twice and then sprawling with his glove to stop Evgeny Kuznetsov on the doorstep. Back and forth action, with the Capitals getting the better chances with their backs against the wall in the series.

That was Andrei Vasilevskiy's period. The Lightning goalie made eight saves in the 0-0 opening frame of Game 6, robbing Alex Ovechkin twice and then …

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Alex Ovechkin will be the Capitals player to watch in Game 6

Heading into Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final, Capitals star Alex Ovechkin will be the player to watch

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Ovechkin hits post with shot in third period of Game 5

Alex Ovechkin almost had the Caps' second goal of the night after he nailed the post with a wrister.

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Braydon Coburn on trying to slow down Alex Ovechkin

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn talks about the fast start in Game 5 and the keys to trying to slow down Alex Ovechkin and the …

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Alex Ovechkin scores for Capitals late in Game 5 vs. Lightning

With Braden Holtby pulled and Washington skating with the extra attacker, Alex Ovechkin scores to pull the Capitals to within one of the Lightning lat

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Alex Ovechkin's hot lap before Game Five

The Washington Capitals are 3-0 on the road since the team’s captain, <b>Alex Ovechkin</b>, kicked off the team’s morning skate with a hot lap around the ice.<p>…

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Lightning getting in Alex Ovechkin's shooting lanes against Capitals

Alex Ovechkin is playing on another level right now, but Tampa Bay is doing a commendable job of containing him and sacrificing bodies in front of his

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Vasilevskiy stops Ovechkin on the power play

Andrei Vasilevskiy knew the one-timer was coming. He squared himself to Alex Ovechkin and made the save.

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Player's Cut: Alex Ovechkin earns 20th point of playoffs

The Caps didn't win, but Ovi had a good game - he's the fourth Russian player to have multiple 20+ point postseasons.

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Alex Ovechkin's Game 4 frustration summed up in two photos

The Washington Capitals came into their Eastern Conference Final home stand with a 2-0 series lead against the Tampa Bay Lightning but will head into Game 5 with the series deadlocked at two games a piece after Tampa’s 4-2 win on Thursday night.<p>The Capitals controlled the puck for the majority of …

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Let's take a minute to appreciate Alex Ovechkin's passing ability

We know the Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin can score goals, but one thing that doesn’t get mentioned a lot is his passing ability.<p>For instance, check out this sweet saucer pass to Evgeny Kuznetsov in Game 4 Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning, which resulted in tying up the game …

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Alex Ovechkin breaks stick over crossbar after Lightning tie series

All the Washington Capitals had to do was win one game at home to take a commanding 3-1 series lead against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern …

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Capitals' top line with Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov special in playoffs

The Capitals' top line with Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov has been special to watch in these playoffs and Keith Jones expects another big game fr

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Ovi and Wilson tag team to keep Lightning scoreless

video.other<p>NBC Sports Washington<p>https://www.nbcsports.com/washington/video/ovi-and-wilson-tag-team-keep-lightning-scoreless<p>Alex Ovechkin blocks the …

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Alex Ovechkin played cards shirtless in the dark after losing power

On Monday, a derecho, a line of storms with heavy winds, hit the Washington DC area, causing thousands of homes to lose power. Capitals captain <b>Alex</b> …

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Tim & Sid: Is Ovechkin criticism warranted?

Brian Burke joins Tim & Sid to discuss whether Alex Ovechkin should be criticised for the Washington Capitals' past struggles in the Stanley Cup …

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Quick Hits: The Trade Up or Down Edition

In Red Wings LandDetroit Red Wings deep in preparations for a most important draft | MLive“The beauty with this draft is when you got four picks in …

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Ovechkin buries Kuznetsov's great pass

Evgeny Kuznetsov patiently waits for Anton Stralman to hit the ice, then passes right on target to Alex Ovechkin who scores an insurance goal.

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Lightning coach Jon Cooper on how his team needs to slow down Capitals star Alex Ovechkin, with the acknowledgement that "he's taking out 14 years of frustration on one playoff."

Lightning coach Jon Cooper on how his team needs to slow down Capitals star Alex Ovechkin, with the acknowledgement that "he's taking out 14 years of …

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Alex Ovechkin set the tone for the Washington Capitals

Alexander Ovechkin is playing a more calculated physical game and set the tone for the Capitals with his very first shift.

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Lars Eller picks up rebound to extend Capitals' lead over Lightning

Alex Ovechkin's initial shot was kicked out by Andrei Vasilevskiy, but is then picked up by Lars Eller for a 4-0 lead in favor of the Capitals.

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Alex Ovechkin, Capitals start on right foot

Braden Holtby stopped 19 shots and Michal Kempny, Jay Beagle, and Lars Eller also scored for the Capitals

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Victor Hedman on facing Alex Ovechkin, getting ready for physical series

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman discusses facing off against Alex Ovechkin's line and the possibility of a physical series against the …

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Watch: Alex Ovechkin blasts power play goal for Caps

The Washington Capitals experienced a great turn of fortune late in the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Tampa Bay …

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Lightning will rely on Ryan McDonagh to disrupt Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

The Lightning will continue to rely on the line of Brayden Point, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson to play aggressively against the Capitals, but Alex O

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Capitals Locker Room | May 9

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Tom Wilson tackle-hugs Evgeny Kuznetsov, Alex Ovechkin can't stop screaming during locker room celebration

Since the Capitals closed out their second series with a win over the Penguins, we’ve lived — and relived — every defining moment. From Evgeny …

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