Alex Ovechkin

This date in National Hockey League history has been a somber one for fans in Montreal as they lost one of the biggest legends and a great goaltender played his final game for them. Also, there were plenty of netminders who had memorable performances, a handful of franchise records were set or tied and milestones
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It is a rare commodity for a player to have size, skill and intelligence to put it all together on a nightly basis. This particular combination is defined as a power forward. Through the NHL’s history, many have excelled in this role. Cam Neely was a player that scared opponent’s going into the corner just
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Russians comprise some of the most talented, most dominant players in the NHL today. In this decade alone, they have won Vezina Trophies, “Rocket” Richards, Hart Memorials, Art Ross Trophies and Conn Smythes, and of course, the Stanley Cup. If Russia has not put forth the largest amount of superstars in the current NHL, then
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As the NHL-equivalent to a Most Valuable Player award, the Hart Memorial Trophy is the league’s most coveted award. Often times it coincides with the league’s top goal-scorer or point producer, but sometimes a surprise winner emerges. With that, which Hart-winning season has been the most impressive in recent memory? 14. Corey Perry – Anaheim
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The National Hockey League has witnessed a number of sensational rookie campaigns throughout its storied history and this trend is set to continue. With the next squad of exceptional young stars, the NHL is stronger than ever in terms of elite young talent. However, despite the incredible skills of these players, it is highly unlikely that any
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Some of the greatest players from multiple National Hockey League eras had big moments on this date. Everything from birth dates, to the signing of a first professional contract, to being and traded and even retiring. Ovechkin Inks First NHL Deal Although it took over a year to get done because of the owners’ lockout
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It has been reported that the NHL salary cap might be effectively frozen at $81.5 million until 2023. During that time period, Alex Ovechkin’s current contract will expire, several players will hit free agency, and drafted prospects will be trying to break into the NHL. This puts the Washington Capitals into an interesting position with
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The 2022 Beijing Olympics represent the next major international tournament on the horizon for hockey fans around the world. After the 2020 IIHF World Championships were canceled and plans for the latest version of the World Cup of Hockey were put on the shelf, the Beijing games and the 2021 Worlds are the next opportunities
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