Aleksandr Ovechkin assisted on Washington's only goal in regulation, then scored in the opening round of the shootout to give the Capitals a crucial victory over their main rivals in the NHL’sSoutheast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning.
Ryane Clowe and Dany Heatley scored third-period goals to help the San Jose Sharks beat Washington 3-2 Thursday night for their 14th win in their last 15 meetings with the Capitals.
Russian NHL stars, Ilya Kovalchuk, Aleksandr Semin and Aleksandr Ovechkin, led their teams to victory on Wednesday night.
Russia's top ice hockey stars Aleksandr Ovechkin, Ilya Kovalchuk and Evgeny Malkin joined forces to play a charity match to raise money for children affected by last month's forest fires.
September 06, 2010 12:27
Swede Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks has been awarded the Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP at the league's awards ceremony in Las Vegas, Nevada.
June 24, 2010 15:54
Russia’s hockey coach Vyacheslav Bykov says he and his players are disappointed with the silver medals they received after losing to the Czech Republic 2-1 in the World Championship finals.
May 24, 2010 18:27
The Russian hockey squad has failed to defend their hockey world champions title, going down to Czech Republic with a 2-1 scoreline in the final game on Sunday.
May 25, 2010 22:29
Team Russia have outplayed hosts Germany 2-1, and joined the Czech Republic in the IIHF World Championships final.
May 23, 2010 00:35
Team Russia has thrashed Canada in the Ice Hockey World Championships quarterfinals to increase their winning streak at world champs to 26 consecutive victories.
May 25, 2010 13:02
A clash all ice hockey fans around the world have been dreaming of is now a reality. So far unstoppable in Germany, Ovechkin & Co. now have a chance to get even with Team Canada for Vancouver's playoff blow.
May 19, 2010 09:46
Defending champs Russia have come out as the winner in a tough clash against Ice Hockey World Championship hosts Germany in their first game of the tournament’s qualifying round.
May 16, 2010 18:33
The Russian hockey squad progressed to the qualification round of the World Championship in Germany, beating Belarus 3-1 for their third straight win at the tournament.
May 13, 2010 20:27