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Alex Ovechkin On The 2014 Sochi Olympics

[Thanks to Dmitry Chesnokov for passing along the following preview of a lengthy Sovetsky Sport interview with Alex Ovechkin that is set to run next week. In this excerpt (published here), Alex...

Meanwhile, In Moscow...

How badass is this guy?H/t to Russian for the link

U.S., Russia Cruise At Worlds

In Day One action over in Moscow Russia pounded Denmark, 9-1 (Alex Ovechkin, with a goal and an assist, was named the Player of the Game) and the U.S. beat up on Austria, 6-2 (Team USA Captain C...

Setting The Record Straight

The Vancouver Province decried "Ovechkin Suspended for Headhunting." The Winnipeg Sun header was "Ovechkin Gets One Game For High Hit." The Barrie Examiner's title read "Ovechkin Gets 1-Game...

IIHF Worlds Widget - Style And Substance

Check out this widget from WashingtonCaps.com that will automatically update with all the latest from Vogs and the OFB boys' trip to Russia for the World Championships:I'll bump this post to keep...

Backstrom To Play At Worlds, Nylander Iffy

I hadn't seen it elsewhere, but buried in this article is news that "super rookie" Nicklas Backstrom will play for Sweden at the World Championship in Halifax and Quebec City which begin early next...

Mon Dieu!

The Caps may not have the best group of blueliners in the world, but check out the smiley group of guys Cristobal Huet will be playing behind at the World Championships (don't they teach 'em the M...

There's Been A Jakub Klepis Sighting

There he is, second from the right, standing next to some curly redhead. Not surprisingly, Klepis was scoreless in the Czech Republic's 5-2 win (though he did lead the team in shots on goal with...

Italy Goes To Hell

Gunther Hell, that is. He was Italy's #2 netminder tonight and was forced into action after starter Thomas Tragust got lit up by Alex Semin and the Russians to the tune of six goals in two periods.O...

Where Have You Gone, Tommy Salo?

Unfortunately for Glen Hanlon and Belarus, Mikael Tellqvist is no Tommy Salo.Tellqvist didn't waste any saves today in Sweden's 6-5 win over Belarus (Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and a helper and...

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