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Position
RW
 
Jersey
8
Name  Alex Ovechkin
Born  9/17/1985
Height  6-3
Weight  230
Shoots  R
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.
 
1/16/2015 10:45:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored twice on Friday in the loss to the Predators.
Insight: Ovechkin led the team with nine shots on goal. He scored both the goals in the second period with the second goal coming on the power play. Ovechkin has 24 goals and 15 assists in 44 games this season.
 
1/12/2015 9:43:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored a goal during Monday's victory against the Avalanche.
Insight: He has been great this season, andnow has 22 goals, 37 points, and a plus-10 rating overall.
 
1/8/2015 9:50:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored a goal during Thursday's overtime loss to the Flyers.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal, and now has 21 goals and 36 points through 40 games.
 
1/4/2015 5:54:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin had two points during Sunday's victory over the Panthers.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. Ovechkin now has 19 goals and 34 points through 38 games.
 
1/1/2015 4:22:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin recorded two points during Thursday's victory against the Blackhawks.
Insight: He had a goal and an assist, along with four shots and a plus-one rating. Ovechkin set up the game-winner by carrying the puck into Chicago's zone, before his stick was slashed. As he argued for a call, Troy Brouwer picked up the loose disc and deposited it for a 3-2 win. Ovechkin now has 18 goals and 32 points through 37 games.
 
12/29/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin sent Monday's game into overtime with a late third period goal against the Islanders.
Insight: Ovechkin assisted Nicklas Backstrom's goal earlier in the third period and then at the 17:19 mark, Ovechkin scored his 17th of the season to tie the game at three. At one point, Washington trailed, 3-0, in the third. New York, however, came back to win in overtime. Ovechkin has 17 goals and 13 assists with a plus-seven rating in 36 games this season.
 
12/23/2014 10:12:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored on Tuesday.
Insight: He led the team with six shots on goal, but still finished minus-one. As for his plus/minus for the season, though, Ovechkin is much improved from last season. He is plus-five with 16 goals and 12 assists.
 
12/11/2014 9:59:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin did not score on Thursday, but had nine shots on goal.
Insight: Owners would like to see his scoring improve, as Ovechkin has 14 goals and 23 points through 28 games. He can do better.
 
12/9/2014 10:12:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored a pair of goals in the, 5-3, victory over the Lightning on Tuesday.
Insight: Ovechkin scored the first goal of the game and finished off the victory with an empty-netter. He was tied with John Carlson for the team-lead with seven shots on net. Ovechkin has 14 goals and nine assists in 27 games this season.
 
11/26/2014 9:45:00 PM
Description: Capitals right winger Alex Ovechkin scored both goals during Wednesday's overtime loss to the Islanders.
Insight: He also had four shots on goal and two penalty minutes. Ovechkin now has a solid 22 points through 21 games.