Alexander Ovechkin

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Alexander Ovechkin Day-to-day After Suffering Upper-Body Injury vs. Maple Leafs

Washington Capitals superstar winger Alex Ovechkin is listed as day-to-day after suffering an upper-body injury during Sunday's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Ovechkin suffered the injury when he took a hard fall in the third period:. The 36-year-old Ovechkin is one of the greatest goal scorers in NHL history,...

Alexander Ovechkin on the war: It’s a hard situation right now for both sides

Alexander Ovechkin is probably one of the most famous hockey stars. A man who marked his career with incredible numbers and statistics decided to speak out about the war in Ukraine. What is interesting is his statement regarding Vladimir Putin in 2017 “I have never hidden my attitude towards our president, always supporting him,” Ovechkin wrote in 2017.

Dominik Hasek blasts Alexander Ovechkin, wants NHL to suspend all Russian players

Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender Dominik Hasek has called for the NHL to suspend all Russian players after Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine. The 57-year-old Hasek, who is a native of what is now the Czech Republic, took to Twitter to criticize Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin, who has aligned himself with Putin in the past, but asked for “no more war” when speaking with reporters yesterday.

'I'm not in politics' | Russian hockey star Alexander Ovechkin calls for 'peace' but does not condemn Putin

PHILADELPHIA — Washington Capitals' Russian-born captain Alex Ovechkin called for "no more war" during a media briefing in Philadelphia on Friday. Ahead of Saturday's Capitals game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Ovechkin, 36 — considered one of the greatest hockey players of all time — was asked about the attacks on Ukraine by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin calls for ‘no more war’

Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin asked for “no more war” while speaking with reporters Friday. The comments were the first public ones from the Russian winger on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Ovechkin has previously publicly supported Vladimir Putin. When asked if he still supported the Russian invasion,...
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Capitals' Alexander Ovechkin Responds to Russian Invasion of Ukraine: 'No More War'

Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin expressed opposition Friday to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. According to The Athletic, Ovechkin responded to a question from a reporter about the attack:. "It's a hard situation. I have family back in Russia and it is scary moments. But we can't do anything. We just...