Alex Ovechkin

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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Throughout the years, May 4 has provided more action in National Hockey League playoff history than a lightsaber duel in space. Multiple hat tricks, the crowing of a champion and broken records are among the big moments on this date. Hat Trick Heaven When you think about the possibilities of who scored the fastest playoff
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One of the greatest dynasties in National Hockey League history was nearly cut short on this date 38 years ago. April 13 has also provided plenty of big moments in both the regular season and Stanley Cup playoffs throughout the years. Disaster Avoided, Dynasty Saved   The New York Islanders dynasty of the 1980s had five
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On this date, the emergency backup goaltender was taken to a whole new level during a Stanley Cup Final game. This was also a big date for extending streaks and playoff records while one team’s direction was forever changed. A Big Date for Coaches Lester Patrick won six Stanley Cups with the New York Rangers
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