Alexander Ovechkin will be suspended from the NHL for 2 games after his hit on Brian Campbell during Sunday's game between the Capitals and the Blackhawks, according to BleacherReport.com. It looks like Campbell has a broken clavicle and ribs, and will likely be out the rest of the season after Ovechkin pushed him into the boards during the fierce game. The hit came late, and Campbell was in an odd position, and because of that the hit resulted in pretty nasty injuries. This is the second...Read Full Story
Canada and Russia went at it today in the men's hockey quarterfinals, but it was a pretty one-sided game, much to the dismay of fans and players, we can imagine. The game was supposed to be a big deal: Sidney Crosby skating against Alexander Ovechkin with a medal on the line, and tons of national pride at stake. Instead, Russia lost 7-3. The Canadians dominated the game against Russia today. (Getty) A few minutes into the second period, Canada was beating Russia 6-1. Evgeny Nabakov was...Read Full Story
The Olympics quarterfinal game between Russia and Canada was supposed to be huge: Sidney Crosby up against Alexander Ovechkin, a medal on the line, and lots of fierce hockey. Instead, it was a hugely one-sided game with lots of disappointements. Going into the third period, Canada was beating Russia 7-3. The Canadians dominated the game against Russia today. (Getty) A few minutes into the second period, Canada was beating Russia 6-1. Corey Perry had scored two goals, while the Russians...Read Full Story
Getty ImagesAlexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will be skating against each other today in an Olympic quarterfinal game between Russia and Canada. These NHL rivals, and the arguably best hockey players in the league, will have a showdown today on the world stage -- and it's going to be a fierce fight to the finish between them, especially. Hits could fly as they both desperately try to score for their teams, and their personal pride. Going into the Olympics, these guys were tied for 1st...Read Full Story
Getty ImagesAlexander Ovechkin and his rival Sidney Crosby will play against each other this afternoon in the Olympic game between Russia and Canada. The two are arguably the best hockey players in the NHL, and are used to facing each other on the ice -- but not on the world stage. The game today will be a great show of skills and competition between these stars. Ovechkin is said to have the physical game and passion on his side, while Crosby also has the goal-scoring abilities, and is...Read Full Story
Alexander Ovechkin (born September 17, 1985) is an athlete from the Russian Federation who competes in ice hockey. Find more Alexander Ovechkin news, pictures, and information here.