DC Sports Bog: Ovechkin


Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 04/09/2014

A look back at Alex Ovechkin’s five 50th goals

Capitals winger becomes the 11th player with five 50-goal seasons.

By Scott Allen  |  08:41 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Otto Porter gets happy

The rookie forward hasn’t had the greatest season, but this week brought a pretty funny highlight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:20 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Morning pixels, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Wilbon: Caps should trade Ovechkin if they miss the playoffs

PTI host says it’s time for the Caps to go in a different direction if they don’t make the playoffs.

By Scott Allen  |  09:07 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 03/27/2014

Ovechkin chants ‘De-Fense,’ poses with Gheorghe Muresan

Alex Ovechkin had a pretty fun night at Verizon Center.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:23 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Gheorghe Muresan, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 03/18/2014

Ovechkin talks burritos, Wall picks against Kentucky

Caps star explains the reasoning behind his NCAA tournament picks, and Wizards star goes against his team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:57 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Wall, NCAA Tournament, Wizards

Posted at 07:15 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Ovechkin picks Virginia to win NCAA tournament

Caps superstar goes with the local-ish Cavaliers as his champion.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:15 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, NCAA Tournament, Virginia

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Patrick Roy: Ovechkin, Malkin ‘disappeared’ at Olympics

Colorado Avalanche head coach compares Ovechkin to the best golfer never to win a major.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:34 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Patrick Roy

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Brooks Laich: Olympic disappointment could motivate Alex Ovechkin

Caps forward says coming up short in Sochi might actually help Ovechkin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:40 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Mike Milbury, Jeremy Roenick on Alex Ovechkin’s loss in the Olympics

Caps star and the Russians were eliminated in the quarterfinals, and some familiar faces were not kind with their analysis.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:03 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Jeremy Roenick, Mike Milbury

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 02/18/2014

Wilbon and Kornheiser on Ovechkin and the shootout

PTI talkers and former Post columnists are still flabbergasted that Ovechkin didn’t appear in the shootout against the U.S.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:56 AM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Michael Wilbon, PTI, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/17/2014

‘Meet the Press’ on Ovechkin, the Caps and the Olympics

NBC Sunday talk show delves briefly into the mixed emotions of Caps fans when Ovechkin lost again.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Chuck Todd, David Axelrod, David Gregory, Meet the Press, Ovechkin

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Russian family wears Ovechkin, Russian hockey masks

One Russian family is paying tribute to the Russian Olympic hockey team with cut-out faces.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:23 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 02/08/2014

Martin Erat’s first goal

Martin Erat’s empty-net goal led to smiles and laughter and hijinks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:20 PM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Walton, Martin Erat

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Jeremy Roenick says you can’t win with Alex Ovechkin

Man, why so down on Ovi?

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:36 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 10:05 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Mike Milbury slams Alex Ovechkin

You won’t believe this, but Mike Milbury criticized Alex Ovechkin on Tuesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:05 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Jeremy Roenick, Mike Milbury

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Alex Ovechkin on Russian Coke machines in Sochi

Ovi’s shiny, happy face will be greeting fans on Coke ads in Sochi

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:18 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Alex Ovechkin plays goalie

Watch the Caps’ star don goalie equipment for some dressing-room tomfoolery.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Mikhail Ovechkin and vodka, Babe Ruth and whiskey

A great anecdote about Papa Ovechkin and vodka leads to a great anecdote about Babe Ruth and whiskey.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Babe Ruth, Caps, Nats

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Madsteez’s Ovechkin painting

California muralist and graffiti artist tackles the Capitals winger. Not literally. He just made a painting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:16 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Alex Ovechkin celebrating Maria Kirilenko’s birthday at Mari Vanna

The Caps star and his tennis playing fiancee celebrated her 27th birthday at the Russian eatery.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:54 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 01/02/2014

Alex Ovechkin, on being moved to second line

The Caps’ star is taking the move in stride.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:20 AM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Michael Phelps attends first NHL game, gets custom Caps jersey

The most decorated Olympian in history attends his third-ever hockey game.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  09:40 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Kurt Busch, Michael Phelps

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Kanye on Jordan and the Wizards

Kanye West says the world should not have let Michael Jordan play for the Wizards. All Wizards fans agree.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:28 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Bradley Beal, Kanye, Michael Jordan, Morning pixels, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Ovechkin goes to Congress

Alex Ovechkin took a tour of the Capitol Building on Wednesday

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:40 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Caps wear ugly holiday sweaters, make a music video

A musical extravaganza for your holiday pleasure.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:02 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps, Joel Ward, John Erskine, Mike Green, Tom Wilson, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Audio of Alex Ovechkin’s fourth goal

Listen to John Walton’s euphoric goal call as Alex Ovechkin tied the Lightning in the final minute.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:41 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Walton, Morning pixels

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Maria Kirilenko learning to skate with help from Adam Oates’s wife

The tennis pro is trying to pick up her fiance’s sport.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:10 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Dmitry Orlov, Donna Oates, Maria Kirilenko

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Alex Ovechkin in Maxim Russia

I don’t know what’s happening in this photo, but it’s amazing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:29 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 11/20/2013

The Washington Post’s first Ovechkin-Crosby preview

It’s been almost exactly eight years since the two superstars first faced off.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  12:23 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Penguins, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Brooks Laich: ‘I really, honestly don’t care about the Ovechkin-Crosby rivalry’

The veteran Capitals forward goes on a mini-rant about what he thinks is a media-generated story line.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps, Penguins, Sidney Crosby

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Caps fan’s Ovechkin-themed beard

This “O” and “8” perfectly crafted out of facial hair shows some strong beard game.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:07 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Ovechkin sings backup in music video for Sochi

Warning: you may be singing “Shaybu! Shaybu!” all day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:03 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Alex Ovechkin (sort of) injures Tom Wilson in postgame shaving-cream mishap

Word of warning to Nate Schmidt and Michael Latta, who have yet to score in the NHL: Ovi will get you.

By Ben Sumner  |  08:28 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Tom Wilson

Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Alex Ovechkin has a mustache

The Caps captain is participating in Movember.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  06:59 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Movember

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 10/23/2013

Ovechkin booed in Winnipeg

There were boos, and a sign comparing Alex Ovechkin to a grandmother, and two goals from Ovechkin on Tuesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:39 AM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Morning pixels

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Caps pose for amazing photos with dogs

Ovechkin and several Caps teammates posed for amazing photos with dogs for a calendar that will benefit Homeward Trails Animal Rescue.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  02:57 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals, Caps, Marcus Johansson, Michal Neuvirth, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 10/15/2013

Caps players on Segways

Caps players make good on an auctioned-off Segway tour.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:58 AM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Marcus Johansson, Michal Neuvirth, Mikhail Grabovski

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 10/04/2013

Mikhail Grabovski is living with Alex Ovechkin

Mikhail Grabovski is living and driving with Alex Ovechkin, which leads to the best 90-second interview of all time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:11 PM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Mikhail Grabovski

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 10/04/2013

The Caps' season-opening video

In the season-opening video shown Thursday night, the Caps drive luxury autos and wear fancy suits and turn into super heroes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:12 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Alex Ovechkin's Olympic torch and outfit to be displayed at Verizon Center

Can I hold the torch? Try on Ovi's pants? So many questions.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:47 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Olympics

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 10/02/2013

Alex Ovechkin behind the scenes in Greece (Video)

It's looks like Ovi took his torch home with him.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:48 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Alex Ovechkin on Russia's anti-gay laws: 'I just support everybody'

NPR was told not to ask Ovi about Russia's anti-gay laws. So they asked Ovi about Russia's anti-gay laws.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 09/18/2013

Ovechkin almost hit by falling glass during Baltimore Hockey Classic (Video)

After the game, Ovechkin called the incident “scary.“

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:16 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/13/2013

A Riggins-Ovechkin jersey

One local fan married his love for Alex Ovechkin with his love for John Riggins with his love for weirdness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Jersey Fouls, John Riggins, Redskins

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Alex Ovechkin’s summer job: Maria Kirilenko’s bag-carrier

The Caps winger took a backseat to his fiancee all summer, and didn’t mind one bit.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:26 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Maria Kirilenko

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 09/06/2013

Ovi shatters a light at TSN promo shoot, gives good hugs

Ovi spent media day breaking stuff and giving hugs.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:05 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 08/06/2013

An Ovechkin Nats jersey, and other abominations

On another random Monday in the District, lots of people wore bad jerseys.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:26 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Nats, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Alex Ovechkin has top 10 "This is SportsCenter' ad

ESPN is counting down the 50 best 'This is SportsCenter' ads, and Alex Ovechkin and Semyon Varlamov have clinched a spot in the top 10.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 07/08/2013

Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko recreate 'Titanic' scene

The new vacationing Ovi is a lot tamer than the vacationing Ovi of old.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:13 PM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Maria Kirilenko

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Alex Ovechkin in his walking boot

Caps winger texted this photo to the team doctor to make sure his boot was on correctly.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Tony Kornheiser slams Caps fans

Tony Kornheiser lives in a different universe than I do, but in his universe, this is what Caps fans are like.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN 980, Ted Leonsis, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Mike Milbury criticizes Alex Ovechkin for 'whining'

Generic text summarizing yet another story about a noisy analyst upset about Alex Ovechkin's comments.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:30 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Jeremy Roenick, Mike Milbury

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Skip Bayless says Alex Ovechkin 'came up small'

Are you interested in a debate on ESPN's First Take about Alex Ovechkin? Well, I'm not really, either, but I transcribed it just the same.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN, Skip Bayless, Stephen A. Smith

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Michael Wilbon suggests that Alex Ovechkin is 'pathetic'

Longtime Ovechkin critic is on the attack again after Washington's first-round exit against the Rangers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:24 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Caps satire tells the future; Z-Burger jinxes D.C. teams

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:21 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 12:20 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Caps-Rangers: Faces of Game 7

There probably aren't a lot of great words for a repeated disappointment, so here are some images.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:20 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 05/13/2013

In Quotes: Caps Game 7 edition

A collection of the best words uttered about Game 7.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:50 PM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps, In Quotes, Karl Alzner, Matt Hendricks

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 05/10/2013

More Alex Ovechkin promo bloopers (Video)

Keep them coming. Thank you in advance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:26 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Carlson

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013

The Ovechkin gif on the Stepan goal

Lots of people on the Internet were making fun of Alex Ovechkin on Thursday. Alan May drops some wisdom on those pixel slingers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Derek Stepan

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Pierre McGuire on Alex Ovechkin's 'head shot'

Alex Ovechkin's controversial penalty wasn't controversial for Pierre McGuire, who kept calling it a head shot.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:16 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Martin Erat, Media, Pierre McGuire

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Caps say there's no place like home

The home ice advantage is on everyone's mind.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Bryce Harper, Caps, Ian Desmond, Karl Alzner, Morning pixels, Nats, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Bagel shop puts Alex Ovechkin jersey in fridge

One Rangers fan attempts to influence the playoffs by putting a Caps jersey inside the cooler of his New Jersey deli.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/03/2013

SI on Alex Ovechkin's relationship with Maria Kirilenko

Caps wingertells Sports Illustrated that his relationship with the tennis star means 'no more crazy stuff.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, George McPhee, Maria Kirilenko, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Alex Ovechkin enjoys Drake

Alex Ovechkin may be a mature man in his late '20s, but he can still enjoy head-bobbing to Drake in web videos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:17 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 05/01/2013

The autographed Caps car

You might like the Caps a lot, but this fan is getting the entire team to autograph the trunk lid of his new car.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:16 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Caps, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Wilbon picks Caps to go to Stanley Cup finals

Longtime Ovechkin critic says the Caps will face the Blackhawks for the Stanley Cup.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, ESPN, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Alex Ovechkin's almost-SI cover

Had Jason Collins not dominated the cover of Sports Illustrated this week, Alex Ovechkin might have made his cover debut.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:48 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Media, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Alex Ovechkin promo bloopers (Video)

Sometimes, the English language poses problems for Ovi.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:48 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Carlson

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 04/29/2013

The Caps 2013 TV ratings

Despite a horrendous beginning, the Caps finished the 2013 season with the second-highest regular-season ratings in 2013.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:41 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Comcast SportsNet, TV ratings, Wizards

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 04/25/2013

Don Cherry says Mike Milbury deserves more credit for Caps turnaround

Hockey Night in Canada commenter points out a huge miscarriage of justice: a yammering media critic hasn't been credited for the Caps winning games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Don Cherry, Media, Mike Milbury

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 04/24/2013

An Alex Ovechkin 'MVP chant' at Verizon Center

As odd as the Caps division title is, the deafening MVP chants for Alex Ovechkin may have been even odder.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:17 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Comcast SportsNet

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/17/2013

Don't hide Alex Ovechkin's lady or he'll destroy the locker room

Ovi is intense.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Evan Royster, Jack Hillen, Jan Vesely, Maria Kirilenko, Morning pixels, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Alex Ovechkin playing street hockey (Video)

The Caps star surprised a few passers by on F Street

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:48 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals, Caps, Fans

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Alex Ovechkin stuck in Northern Virginia traffic

Alex Ovechkin is just like you and me when traffic's siren song swoops over the area. Except his car looks different.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:12 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Mike Milbury praises Alex Ovechkin

Longtime Ovechkin antagonist has kind words for the winger after another goal in Montreal -- but there's a twist!

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:03 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Mike Milbury

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Digital 'statues' of Alex Ovechkin and John Wall coming to Ballston

Visitors to the Caps practice facility will soon see digital video likenesses of some of D.C.'s biggest stars.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:23 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Chris Pontius, D.C. United, John Wall, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 04/08/2013

TSN analyst calls Ovechkin leading candidate for NHL MVP

TSN analyst Dave Reid says the Caps star should finish first or second in Hart Trophy voting.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:34 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Media, NHL, TSN

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Randy Edsall calls an Alex Ovechkin goal

Ever wonder what it would sound like if Maryland's football coach called an Alex Ovechkin goal? Wonder no more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:04 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Comcast SportsNet, Randy Edsall, Terps

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Ovechkin's empty-netter and the Lightning bench

Alex Ovechkin polished off Tampa Bay with a last-minute empty netter, despite some tomfoolery from the Lightning bench.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Alex Ovechkin on his haircut and his hot streak

Caps star says he chopped off his mane because his helmet was getting too small.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:37 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Maria Kirilenko

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Ray Ferraro, Pierre McGuire pummel Alex Ovechkin

Last weekend's back-to-back Caps losses weren't a big story in Washington. They were in Canada.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Pierre McGuire, Ray Ferraro

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Morning Pixels: NYT blogger pokes fun at Wizards fans

Hey, buddy. Making fun of local teams is our beat.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Chris Chester, Ian Desmond, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Wizards

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Jack Edwards thinks Ovechkin needs a 'farm-boy mentality'

The Bruins play-by-play voice backs up Mike Milbury's recent critique.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:54 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Jack Edwards, Media

Posted at 10:09 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Mike Milbury crushes Alex Ovechkin's 'disgusting' effort

Longtime Ovechkin critic calls the Caps' captain's performance in Philadelphia awful, embarrassing, inexcusable and disheartening.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:09 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Media, Mike Milbury

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Brooks Laich on Ovi, Semin: 'When the game starts, they aren't going to be buddies'

News that the two Alexes were still friendly raised some eyebrows.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:57 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Maria Kirilenko with Screech and G-Wiz

Only the magic of Ovechkin could bring a tennis star face-to-face with G-Wiz, whatever G-Wiz is.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:09 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Maria Kirilenko, Nats, Wizards

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Alex Ovechkin trick shot video

This trick shot video involves scantily-clad women in heels. And some celver editing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Morning Pixels: Gary Clark to coach Lingerie Football

This could be interesting.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Wall, London Fletcher, Morning pixels, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 02/14/2013

International Valentine's Day messages from Caps, Wizards

Some international Valentine's Day sentiments from some local athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:40 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Jan Vesely, Karl Alzner, Kevin Seraphin, Marcus Johansson, Michal Neuvirth, Tomas Kundratek, Valentine's Day, Wizards

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Alex Ovechkin drops the gloves

The Caps star isn't known for his fighting, and it's a good thing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:11 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Caps players react to Nicklas Backstrom garden gnome

Media at Kettler today got to give Caps players a first look at the giveaway. That was fun.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:08 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Brooks Laich, Caps, Giveaways, John Carlson, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Alex Ovechkin's new Gillette commercial

Bring back Elvis being kidnapped by a monkey, please.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:57 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 01/30/2013

Ted Leonsis says Alex Ovechkin 'needs to play better'

Capitals owner also cautions fans to be patient after an offseason coaching change.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:29 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Ted Leonsis, WTOP

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Pierre McGuire: Ovechkin's 'a left winger with Nick Backstrom'

Pierre McGuire: Ovechkin's 'a left winger with Nick Backstrom'

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Nicklas Backstrom, Pierre McGuire

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Mark Lerner says Nats are going to the World Series

Nats owner tells season ticket holders that their favorite team will play in the October Classic next fall. Big words.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Jayson Werth, Mark Lerner, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Maria Kirilenko shows off engagement ring at Australian Open

Kirilenko was quick to show her bling during a post-match interview.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:22 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Morning Pixels: Verizon Center ranked as a good stadium experience

The arena earned honors for its Caps and Hoyas games.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:27 AM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Fred Smoot, Morning pixels, Redskins, Verizon Center, Wizards

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 01/17/2013

McPhee says Ovechkin's lifestyle will change

GM of the Caps says an engaged Ovechkin is 'not going to be living the way he used to live, and that's ok with us.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:42 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Alex Ovechkin, Caps, George McPhee

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Alex Ovechkin is still awesome at parking

The lockout hasn't dulled Alex Ovechkin's ability to find amazing parking spaces in Ballston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:46 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Ovi's new commercial is awesomely confusing

I have no idea what's going on in this ad, and I don't think it matters.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:40 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals, Caps

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Morning Pixels: Hogettes want Frank Herzog added to Redskins Ring of Fame

The legendary fan group is petitioning the team to honor the former broadcaster.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:27 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Frank Herzog, Jan Vesely, Kirk Cousins, Mike Green, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Alex Ovechkin's T-shirt game remains strong

On his first day meeting the D.C. media crew this season, Alex Ovechkin's shirt praises his looks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:47 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Alex Ovechkin's new Nike commercial

Perhaps "Fruit Finisher" will catch on.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:23 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Capitals, Caps, NHL lockout, Nike

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 12/17/2012

Alex Ovechkin in the ring after MMA fight

Hey, here's Alex Ovechkin, wearing a Mike Tyson t-shirt, hanging out at Russian MMA fight. Sigh.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:20 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Andrei Arlovski, Caps, MMA

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 10/18/2012

Morning Pixels: Jason Pierre-Paul to RGIII: ‘Don’t bring it to my side.’

The Giants defensive end issues a warning to the rookie quarterback.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:41 AM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, John Wall, Redskins, Robert Griffin III, Trevor Booker

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Morning pixels: Does Josh Morgan earn the knucklehead crown?

Tell us whether Sunday’s penalty belongs on the the short list of Redskins blunders.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Josh Morgan, Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper, Brian Orakpo, Adam Carriker, Nick Sundberg, Ian Desmond, John Wall, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2012

Alex Ovechkin gets a battle-ready haircut

The Caps star is heading into NHL labor negotiations with an aerodynamic look.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Alex Ovechkin at the U.S. Open

Caps captain continues his summer of tennis love by joining his girlfriend in Flushing Meadows.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:11 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Morning pixels: San Francisco media raves about the Nats

We’ve now moved to the portion of this wacky season where other media members cower in fear before the Nats’ awesomeness.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:07 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Natitude, Jordan Crawford, Alex Ovechkin, Ian Desmond, Brandon Banks

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Alex Ovechkin goes nuts after Maria Kirilenko’s bronze medal win

Tweets from Ovi in London suggest that Moscow is in for one big party.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:32 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Olympics | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/03/2012

Alex Ovechkin with Kobe Bryant, Serena Williams at Olympics

Clearly Ovi is having the time of his life in London.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Olympics | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/01/2012

Ovi addresses engagement rumors

Alex Ovechkin is asked to explain after a picture showed girlfriend Maria Kirilenko wearing a ring.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Morning pixels: Nats set July attendance mark

Having settled in first place for weeks, the Nats are now setting franchise attendance marks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:13 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Nationals Park, Ryan Zimmerman, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, Mike Shanahan, Kirk Cousins

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Alex Ovechkin’s ‘My Wish’ segment

The Caps star gave a 16-year-old with lymphoma a trip to remember.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:05 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 07/10/2012

RGIII says D.C. is ‘hungry for success’

Redskins quarterback says “the possibilities are endless” in Washington, which is better than “either 7-9 or 8-8.”

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:47 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, RGIII, ESPN, Alex Ovechkin, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Obama says the Nats are his second-favorite baseball team

The president, who famously dissed D.C.’s team with a well-placed White Sox hat, now says he’s a fan.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:17 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats | Tags:  Barack Obama, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 07/05/2012

Alex Ovechkin practices with Maria Kirilenko at Wimbledon

Caps superstar takes to the grass with his famous girlfriend in England.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:45 AM ET, 07/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Tennis | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko, Wimbledon

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Alex Ovechkin plays tennis at Wimbledon

The Caps star displays a terrible backhand.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:35 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 06/26/2012

Morning pixels: ‘Bryce Harper madness’ at ESPN

Former WRC sports anchor Lindsay Czarniak says Harper is currently generating more Bristol buzz than RGIII.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:15 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, Bryce Harper, Robert Griffin III, RGIII, Alex Ovechkin, Stephen Strasburg, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Alex Ovechkin and Vladi­mir Putin

Ovi finally got some face time with the Russian leader.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:48 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Caps, Capitals, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 08:08 AM ET, 05/29/2012

Morning pixels: Bryce Harper is baseball’s fastest home run trotter

Here’s old-school for ya: the Nats’ phenom has three of MLB’s nine fastest home run trots this season.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:08 AM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, John Wall, Steve McCatty, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Morning pixels: Cole Hamels changes his story

Once upon a time, the Phillies pitcher hit Bryce Harper because of old-school baseball. Now, it was an accident.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:24 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats | Tags:  Cole Hamels, Bryce Harper, Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Mike Rizzo, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Morning pixels: Ovi’s 15 minutes of fun

Ovi did more in 15 minutes last night than most of us do all day.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:11 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Mystics | Tags:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Mystics, Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Davey Johnson, Lamont Peterson, Natasha Lacy, Lorenzo Alexander

Posted at 11:55 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Alex Ovechkin shoots while sitting down

Alex Ovechkin’s goal against the Rangers in Game 6 was plenty impressive. His shot attempt while spinning on the ground was even better.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 05/03/2012

Alan May takes on Pierre McGuire and Barry Melrose

Comcast SportsNet analyst tells ESPN 980 that ‘a lot of people make things up just so they’ve got something to talk about.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Dale Hunter, Barry Melrose, Pierre McGuire, Alan May

Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Caps fans answer Rangers crowd with ‘Ovi’ chant

After Rangers fans heckled Alex Ovechkin at the 8-minute mark of periods in New York, the Verizon Center crowd answered in kind.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:27 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Verizon Center

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Alex Ovechkin can’t hear the Madison Square Garden crowd

A year after Bruce Boudreau said the MSG fans weren’t that loud, Alex Ovechkin tells them he cannot hear their voices.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:59 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Morning pixels: Ovi’s time on ice

Even in a win, Ovi’s lack of playing time is the story of the night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:03 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Terps, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Nationals, Wizards, Redskins

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Morning pixels: NFL draft ratings in D.C.

Coverage of the NFL Draft’s first night on ESPN and the NFL Network out-paced coverage of the Caps’ Game 7 win in Boston.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Josh LeRibeus, Comcast SportsNet, Bryce Harper, John Wall, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Morning pixels: Thomas Boswell, D.C. sports fan

Of all the awesome things that happened Wednesday night, Boz’s performance on Twitter was close to the top.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:21 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Thomas Boswell, Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII trolls Todd McShay

Future Redskins quarterback has not forgotten the draft experts who thought he should be an NFL wide receiver.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:53 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, D.C. United, Wizards | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Todd McShay, Niles Paul, Chris Pontius, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 03:59 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Wizards, Caps and Nats all win

For only the second time in recorded history, D.C. gets pro hoops, baseball and basketball wins on the same calendar day.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:59 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Ryan Zimmerman, Jeff Halpern, Gilbert Arenas

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Morning pixels: Ovechkin praise

For what feels like the first time in a long time, a non-local voice is heaping praise on Alex Ovechkin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:16 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, DeAngelo Hall, Kristina Akra, Braden Holtby, Jordan Crawford, Edwin Jackson

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Morning pixels: Teddy loses again

MORNING PIXELS | Everything was great about Nats opening day, except ...

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:10 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Wizards | Tags:  Jayson Werth, Teddy Roosevelt, Mark Lerner, John Popper, Ernie Grunfeld, Gio Gonzalez, Danny Rouhier, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Barry Melrose: Alex Ovechkin is no longer one of the world’s best players

ESPN analyst says the Caps can’t be compared to the NHL’s elite teams like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:35 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Barry Melrose, Zdeno Chara

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 04/10/2012

ESPN 980’s Chris Russell says Crosby's five times better than Ovechkin

Redskins reporter also writes on Twitter that Crosby was twice as good as Ovechkin in his prime

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:39 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby, Chris Russell

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 04/10/2012

Morning pixels: Beating MJ is sweet victory

A priceless win for the Wizards, a big loss for the Nats and an awkward Masters moment.

By Sarah Kogod  |  08:58 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards | Tags:  Redskins, Caps, Nats, Wizards, Alex Ovechkin, Drew Storen, RGIII

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 04/04/2012

The Ovechkin-Andrew W.K. t-shirt

Here’s a close-up view of the t-shirt that wound up on stage during Sunday night’s Andrew W.K. show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:58 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Andrew W.K., Craig Laughlin

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 04/02/2012

Ovechkin shirt on stage during Andrew W.K. show

Rocker person displays a shirt with Ovechkin likeness on stage during his Sunday night 9:30 Club show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:14 PM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Andrew W.K.

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 03/29/2012

The Eight with Alex Ovechkin

Where we learn a little more about the Great 8.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:13 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  The Ten, Alex Ovechkin, Capitals

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Did The Post spark Alex Ovechkin’s surge?

Since our large story on what was wrong with Ovechkin, nothing has been wrong with Ovechkin. Thank us later.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Morning pixels: Biggest game of the season

For what seems like the 20th time this month, the Caps are primed for a season-defining contest.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sam Cassell, Alex Ovechkin, Bruce Allen, John Lanan, Mike Florio, John Wall, Michael Phelps, Trevor Booker, Steve Buckhantz

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Morning pixels: Welcome Sarah Kogod to the Bog

Introducing a new morning feature and Dan Steinberg’s new blogging partner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Terps | Tags:  Sarah Kogod, Alex Ovechkin, Nene, Ted Leonsis, Pat Sajak, London Fletcher

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/22/2012

Lindsay Czarniak interviews Alex Ovechkin

Caps superstar tells ESPN anchor that he wants to be compared to Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant and Wayne Gretzky.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Alex Ovechkin’s bracket is amazing

Caps superstar is still a superstar, but not at filling out NCAA tournament brackets.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:35 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/09/2012

Chad Ochocinco wants to be friends with Alex Ovechkin

Score an overtime game-winning goal, get friend requests from washed-up NFL receivers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Chad Ochocinco, Alex Ovechkin, Evgeni Malkin

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Radio call of Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game winner

John Walton, doing the play-by-play, got rather excited when Alex Ovechkin beat the Lightning on Thursday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, John Walton

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Alex Ovechkin on a throne

Former local anchor and current ESPN host Lindsay Czarniak sent out these odd Ovechkin photos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:50 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Lindsay Czarniak

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012

George McPhee on Alex Ovechkin’s weight

Caps GM says his superstar has dropped 18 pounds from his maximum weight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:34 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  George McPhee, Dale Hunter, Alex Ovechkin

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Kevin Payne: Only Ray Lewis can compare with De Rosario in local market

D.C. United president again argues that his team’s star is the most accomplished athlete in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:09 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, D.C. United | Tags:  Kevin Payne, Alex Ovechkin, Dwayne De Rosario, Ray Lewis

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Alex Ovechkin and a Stephen Bowen sandwich

Also, Mike Green in 9:30 Club ad, a banned Jan Vesely poster and Nick Young’s Swagy Swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Gary Williams, Stephen Bowen, Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Jan Vesely

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 02/08/2012

A Caps mug on ‘Justified’

On the same night the D.C. hockey team scored a huge win to move back into first place, some swag showed up on the FX show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin