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8 Alex Ovechkin LW

Washington Capitals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
100%97%
Key Stats
GAPTS+/-PIMTOI
33366965018:01
Latest News
  • Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Protected from expansion draft

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (6/17/17) Ovechkin (lower body) is on Washington's protected list, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

    No, the Caps weren't going to let Vegas take their captain and the face of their program. At age 31, Ovechkin failed to crack the 70-point mark in a full season for only the second time in his career. Still, 69 points -- 26 with the man advantage -- is still an incredible year, especially when he added 216 hits and fired 313 shots on goal.

    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Unlikely to be traded this summer

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (5/30/17) Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan threw water on the notion that the Capitals might trade Ovechkin this summer, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.

    Referring to rumblings among disgruntled Caps fans about trading the 31-year-old winger following another postseason disappointment, the GM said it was not in the organization's best interests to trade the team's captain. While his age and considerable cap hit rightfully raise questions regarding whether he can continue to justify his price tag, there's no doubt that he's still one of the top players in the league. MacLellan is right to be skeptical of the notion that cutting ties with the franchise's all-time leading scorer will somehow improve its future prospects. Unless the team is blown away by an offer or the Russian winger decides he wants to move on, expect him to be a potent scorer once again for the Capitals in 2017-18.

    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Pots 33 goals, 69 points in 2016-17

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (5/17/17) Ovechkin (lower body) finished the season with 33 goals and 69 points while playing in all 82 regular-season games.

    That goal output is the 31-year-old's lowest over a full season since 2011-12. While that may seem alarming, it's also worth noting that he also registered his lowest average ice time (18:22) and shot total (313) since that campaign. Heading into the offseason with a couple of leg ailments suffered during the playoffs, it's fair to wonder whether the Russian winger's sub-elite results were an anomaly or a sign of things to come as his age starts to show from years of intense physical play. He should still be an early selection in most fantasy drafts for next season, but his reign as a top-of-the-line scorer may be drawing toward its inevitable end.

    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Will not need surgery for knee, hamstring injuries

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (5/12/17) Ovechkin (lower body) will not require surgery for knee and hamstring injuries sustained in the postseason, Stephen Whyno of the Associated Press reports.

    The knee injury was sustained during a violent collision with Nazem Kadri in Game 5 of the first round against the Maple Leafs and the 31-year-old winger injured his hamstring in Game 3 of the second round against the Penguins. Fortunately for the Capitals, the long offseason should be enough for the "Great 8" to heal from the various ailments, and he's expected to be good to go for training camp in September.

    Capitals' Alex Ovechkin: Knee, hamstring injuries affected postseason play

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (5/12/17) Ovechkin was specifically hampered by knee and hamstring injuries during the playoffs, Igor Eronko of Russia's Sport-Express reports.

    Ovi won't be joining his fellow countrymen at the IIHF World Championship due to what the Russian Ice Hockey Federation generally described as a lower-body injury. The ever popular winger saw his point total drop for the second consecutive season -- he finished with 69 of those (33 goals, 36 assists) without missing a game -- and he struggled to a career-worst playoff mark of minus-4. It's not abundantly clear how the 31-year-old sustained his knee and hamstring maladies, but we suspect the sweeping leg hit from Toronto forward Nazem Kadri during Game 5 of the conference quarterfinals did him no favors from a health standpoint.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2005-06Washington815254106221350214
2006-07Washington82464692-191608089
2007-08Washington82654711228220110711
2008-09Washington7956541108191100824
2009-10Washington72505910945130701012
2010-11Washington793253852470110612
2011-12Washington78382765-81303069
2012-13Washington4832245621604001
2013-14Washington78512879-3524010021
2014-15Washington815328811025011023
2015-16Washington79502171211908000
2016-17Washington8233366961707001
92155847710358421249505197
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2005-06Washington42512.21751:221959545:3964:46520026
2006-07Washington39211.71746:491982446:4714:35522116
2007-08Washington44614.61895:031752464:1713:06400020
2008-09Washington52810.61815:471694426:5873:25720035
2009-10Washington36813.61569:251420364:044:14893322
2010-11Washington3678.71687:551716354:003:37411018
2011-12Washington30312.51544:251651283:262:01260013
2012-13Washington22014.51002:271026220:303:24360018
2013-14Washington38613.21602:321700392:460:59480024
2014-15Washington39513.41646:241816309:161:25580029
2015-16Washington39812.61604:221714339:250:18531024
2016-17Washington31310.51506:011737305:212:14500025
454112.319372:32201674452:29184:0461774270
POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2007-08Washington7459-1102001
2008-09Washington1411102110301042
2009-10Washington755105100011
2010-11Washington95510-1101030
2011-12Washington14549-2201010
2012-13Washington7112-2100000
2014-15Washington14549-3100010
2015-16Washington1257123301000
2016-17Washington13538-4200000
97464490515060104
MORE POSTSEASON STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2007-08Washington3710.8168:2415545:300:480000
2008-09Washington9012.2326:5431471:402:308004
2009-10Washington3414.7161:4516047:591:570000
2010-11Washington3414.7211:3322843:280:3110005
2011-12Washington5010.0277:5632550:070:018004
2012-13Washington303.3145:1015026:070:454002
2014-15Washington618.2279:2035139:180:006003
2015-16Washington628.1255:5328866:150:002001
2016-17Washington4910.2253:2832249:381:008004
44710.32080:232293440:027:32460023
 
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/239
Birthdate:
9/17/1985
Age:
31
Hometown:
Moscow, Russia, USSR
Team:
Washington Capitals
School:

NHL Experience:
12
Awards:

2005-06: Calder-Rookie of the Year
2007-08: Art Ross-Scoring Champion;Hart-Most Valuable Player;Lester Pearson-Player Assn. Top Player;Maurice Richard-Goal Scoring Champion
2008-09: Hart-Most Valuable Player;Lester Pearson-Player Assn. Top Player;Maurice Richard-Goal Scoring Champion
2012-13: Hart-Most Valuable Player;Maurice Richard-Goal Scoring Champion
2013-14: Maurice Richard-Goal Scoring Champion
2014-15: Maurice Richard-Goal Scoring Champion
2015-16: Maurice Richard-Goal Scoring Champion