Washington Capitals: The 10 Best Alexander Ovechkin Moments

September 28th, 2012 by Dave Ungar Leave a reply »
Even though Alexander Ovechkin has only been in the NHL for seven seasons, the captain of the Washington Capitals is a human highlight reel waiting to happen.

Rarely in hockey do we see a perfect combination of size, strength, speed and skill such as we do with Ovechkin.

Since he burst upon the scene for the 2005-2006 season, Ovi has been considered one of, if not, the best players in all the world—and for good reason. He is one of the most deadly snipers in the game, he plays at a breakneck pace and he will absolutely lay out the opposition with a punishing check. He is fearless and is a formidable opponent to say the least.

The only thing missing from his resume, much to the chagrin of Caps fans everywhere, is a Stanley Cup championship.

While the current lockout threatens the chances of Ovi winning the Cup this year, one has to figure that with his talent and tenacity, winning a Cup is more a question of when and not if.

Through 553 regular season games, the Great Eight has scored 339 goals and notched 340 assists. In the playoffs, he has scored 30 goals, with 29 assists, in his 51 playoff games.

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