I make a blocked shot. The puck broke my foot, and I played with it. I never asked [head athletic trainer Greg Smith] or [team physician Dr. Benjamin Shaffer] about let's make an MRI or something
I know if I can feel it and maybe have some injection and I know I can play, I'm never going to say I'm not going to play. It's not my styleMore quotes »
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Alex Ovechkin basks in the glow of his third Richard Trophy, we pause to consider - could there ever be a fourth? Or even another 50-goal season? [WaPo] This year's pending UFA list sports a fedora right at the very top ... [Star Phoenix] ... and the question 6:36 AM from Japers Rink Read more »
The Oilers power play must better utilize snipers Nail Yakupov and Taylor Hall
Yakupov and Hall from that right half-wall. This is what happened in both Washington and Tampa Bay last year, where Alex Ovechkin and Steven Stamkos led the league in power play goals, both due to their ferocious shots, both from the left half-wall. It’s evident 2:15 AM from Edmonton Journal Read more »
Will the resurgence of Alex Ovechkin include another 50-goal season? Don’t bet on it.
Ovechkin silenced his critics, scoring a league-best 32 goals en route to his third Hart Trophy (awarded to the league’s most valuable player) during the lockout-shortened, 48-game regular season. That’s a 55-goal pace over a full, 82-game season, which begs 6/19/13 from The Washington Post Read more »
Alex Ovechkin Wins MVP, What Happens Next With Washington Capitals?
to the big spending club. Another frequently reported element to the [...] There aren’t very many players who are as good as Alex Ovechkin in the NHL right now. He won his third MVP award this past weekend and deserved it after a season where he scored 56 from Rant Sports Read more »
Ovechkin's Hart Hat Trick: The Writers Got It Right
the the top guys to separate themselves from the pack. This season it came down to a battle of the top draft picks, pitting Alex Ovechkin against some very tough competition in Sidney Crosby and John Tavares for the trophy. Which brings us to the third finalist from Japers Rink Read more »