Alex Ovechkin

#8 LW / Washington Capitals / EXP: 10YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 230 lb Age: 30 College: None

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Ends playoffs with 12 points

    Ovechkin notched two power-play helpers, six shots on goal, two PIM and four hits in Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Penguins in Game 6. Ending the postseason with 12 points (Ovie's second-best mark of his career in the playoffs), the star Russian was unable to carry his team to a Game 7 with a shot at the Eastern Conference Finals. Ovechkin has now failed to reach that stage in the playoffs in 11 seasons with the Caps, which naturally puts a question mark over the head of the 2004 No. 1 pick. Still, the 30-year-old finished the regular season with his seventh 50-goal campaign and he'll come in hungry for redemption next year.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Cashes in with power-play blast in Game 5

    Ovechkin opened the scoring with a power-play rocket and added an assist in Saturday's Game 5 win over the Penguins. A clutch performance from the captain, who helped the Caps stave off elimination and force a Game 6. Ovechkin, who fired six shots on goal Saturday, has been credited with 20 shots on goal over his last three outings and is up to five goals in 11 postseason games. Washington will need another big game from him Monday if they hope to force a Game 7.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Fires seven shots in vain

    Ovechkin took a team-high seven shots, but his efforts proved to be in vain as tin Capitals fell 3-2 Wednesday in Pittsburgh. Ovechkin was aggressive all night, but still finished with a minus-1 rating as he ultimately failed to break through against goaltender Matt Murray. He has fired off 21 shots in this series, but has just one goal to show for his efforts.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Snaps five-game goal drought in Game 3 loss

    Ovechkin scored a goal, recorded an assist, and fired seven shots on net in Monday's Game 3 loss to Pittsburgh. Ovie snapped a five-game goal drought with a lethal wrister that beat rookie netminder Matt Murray clean above the shoulder. He also received a whopping 24:21 of ice time but ultimately wasn't able to help the Caps complete their comeback from a 3-0 deficit. Through nine playoff games, Ovechkin now has eight points and an insane 43 shots on goal, and he'll need to play a significant role again Wednesday as the Caps push to even up the series in Game 4.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Collects trio of points Monday

    Ovechkin bagged two goals and an assist in Monday's win over the Flyers. The first marker put Washington up for good midway through the second frame, and he was able to add an insurance tally on the power play later in the final frame. Ovechkin has picked up where he left off after yet another 50-goal campaign, potting three goals through three playoff games, as he and Washington look poised for a deep run.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Pots goal Saturday

    Ovechkin scored his first goal of the postseason in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Flyers The power-play marker was his first point of the playoffs, and he added five shots and seven hits to the evening as well. The reigning Richard Trophy winner, the 30-year-old power forward remains a great option in daily fantasy formats during the playoffs.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Wins sixth Richard Trophy

    Ovechkin earned his sixth Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy in the 2015-16 season, reports. Ovechkin finished the season with 50 goals in 79 games becoming just the third player in NHL history to have at least seven 50-goal seasons. Rested and healthy, the Capitals will need the "Great 8" to carry his scoring touch into the playoffs in an effort to claim the first Stanley Cup in the franchise's history.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Sitting out finale

    Ovechkin will not dress for the Capitals' regular-season finale Sunday against the Ducks, Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post reports. Ovechkin finished his regular season with a bang, collecting a hat trick to reach 50 goals and 71 points on the campaign. With him out, Stanislav Galiev and Michael Latta will draw into his place, with Jason Chimera moving in on the top line alongside Marcus Johansson and T.J. Oshie.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Hat trick puts star at 50 goals

    Ovechkin put up a hat trick on nine shots and a plus-2 rating in Saturday's 5-1 victory over St. Louis. Even though the Caps have locked up the top seed in the playoffs, don't tell Ovie that, as the Russian superstar reached 50 goals for the seventh time in his career. The 30-year-old has two hat tricks on the year, and the league-leading scorer has launched the puck towards net a ridiculous 398 times. Ovechkin and the Caps will be some team to watch as they pursue a Stanley Cup.

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    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Scores twice in overtime loss

    Ovechkin found the back of the net twice during Tuesday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Islanders. The top goal scorer in the NHL isn't showing signs of slowing down, even with the Capitals set as the top overall seed for the postseason. Ovechkin is up to 47 goals for the season, including four in the last four games. Ovie is never afraid to fire the puck on net, and his five shots on Tuesday raised his total to 16 in the last three games.