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Ovechkin sniped his 21st goal of the season in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Islanders. The goal stood as the winner.
Nov 29: November 29, 2013 by Dobber Daily Ramblings
* Something to look out for, according to Jason Brough, teams are playing Alex Ovechkin tight on the power play.
Nov 24: November 24, 2013 by Dobber Daily Ramblings
Alex Ovechkin scored a beautiful goal and added eight hits and six shots for good measure.
Ovechkin notched his 20th goal of the season in Saturday's shootout loss to Toronto. Those 20 goals have come in just 22 games.
Nov 23: November 23, 2013 by Dobber Daily Ramblings
* Surprise, surprise, Alexander Ovechkin scored both goals for Washington and now has six in five games.
Ovechkin scored the first two goals of the game in the first period Sunday against St. Louis.
Ovechkin returned in style Tuesday, scoring two power-play goals and assisting on another in a 6-2 victory over the Islanders.
Ovechkin (upper body) participated in practice Monday and is likely going to play Tuesday against the Islanders, Chuck Gormley of CSN Washington reports.
Ovechkin (upper body) will sit out Saturday's game against the Panthers, Adam Vingan of the Washington Post reports.
Capitals coach Adam Oates said Ovechkin (upper body) could play Saturday against the Panthers, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.
Ovechkin sat out Wednesday's practice with an upper body injury, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.
Ovechkin was held off the score sheet for just the third time this season as Washington dropped a road contest to Calgary on Saturday.
Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 10th goal, assisted on another and went plus-2 in Thursday's win over Edmonton.
Ovechkin overtook the NHL goal lead Tuesday, scoring his eighth and ninth in a shootout win over Winnipeg.
Ovechkin was present at Wednesday's morning skate, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.
Ovechkin left Tuesday's practice 20 minutes into practice after feeling "a little tired" from Monday's game, the Washington Post reports.
Ovechkin scored another goal Thursday in a loss to Carolina, making it four straight games with a goal -- and five markers overall -- to start the year.
Ovechkin scored his fourth goal in three games this season when he notched a power-play marker Saturday in a 2-1 loss to the Stars.
Ovechkin scored two goals and notched an assist in a 5-4 shootout win over the Flames on Thursday.
Ovechkin scored a goal and added an assist, but went minus-2, in Tuesday's season-opening loss to the Blackhawks.
Ovechkin announced Thursday that he will travel to Greece to take part in the 2014 Sochi Olympic torch ceremony.
Ovechkin escaped injury Tuesday when a section of glass fell on him after he missed a hit along the boards during the Caps' preseason matchup against the Bruins.
Ovechkin took a stick to the face in the Capitals' preseason opener in Winnipeg on Saturday but appears to be okay.