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Alexander Ovechkin a.k.a. "Alex Ovechkin"

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  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'2" / 187 cm
  • Weight
    238 lbs / 108 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    20/21

One of the best players in the world. Ovechkin's offensive arsenal is fantastic and includes excellent skating, intensity, finishing, physical game, a good shot and a strong will to win. Very difficult to stop in high speeds. (Matias Strozyk)

Cousin: Leonid Ovechkin

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Russia U16 (all) International-Jr 3 2 1 3 2 |
2001-02 Dynamo Moskva Russia 22 2 2 4 4 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 -3
Dynamo Moskva-2 Russia3 19 18 8 26 20 |
Russia U17 WHC-17 - - - - - |
Russia U18 WJC-18 8 14 4 18 0 14 |
2002-03 Dynamo Moskva Russia 40 8 7 15 28 2 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 1
Russia U18 WJC-18 6 9 4 13 6 13 |
Russia U20 WJC-20 6 6 1 7 4 8 |
2003-04 Dynamo Moskva Russia 53 13 11 24 40 7 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 2 0
Russia U20 WJC-20 6 5 2 7 25 2 |
Russia WCup 2 1 0 1 0 2 |
Russia EHT 8 4 2 6 0 |
Russia WC 6 1 1 2 0 0 |
2004-05 Dynamo Moskva Russia 37 13 13 26 32 26 | Playoffs 10 2 4 6 31 4
Russia U20 WJC-20 6 7 4 11 4 6 |
Russia EHT 5 2 3 5 4 |
Russia WC 8 5 3 8 4 7 |
2005-06 Washington Capitals NHL 81 52 54 106 52 2 |
Russia OG 8 5 0 5 8 3 |
Russia EHT 1 0 1 1 0 |
Russia WC 7 6 3 9 6 6 |
2006-07 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 82 46 46 92 52 -19 |
Russia WC 8 1 2 3 29 1 |
2007-08 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 82 65 47 112 40 28 | Playoffs 7 4 5 9 0 -1
Russia WC 9 6 6 12 8 11 |
2008-09 Washington Capitals “A” NHL 79 56 54 110 72 8 | Playoffs 14 11 10 21 8 10
2009-10 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 72 50 59 109 89 45 | Playoffs 7 5 5 10 0 5
Russia “A” OG 4 2 2 4 2 1 |
Russia “A” WC 9 5 1 6 4 3 |
Russia (all) International 13 7 3 10 6 4 |
2010-11 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 79 32 53 85 41 24 | Playoffs 9 5 5 10 10 -1
Russia WC 5 0 0 0 4 -3 |
Russia (all) International 5 0 0 0 4 -3 |
2011-12 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 78 38 27 65 26 -8 | Playoffs 14 5 4 9 8 -2
Russia WC 3 2 2 4 2 5 |
Russia (all) International 3 2 2 4 2 5 |
2012-13 OHK Dynamo Moskva “C” KHL 31 19 21 40 14 13 |
Washington Capitals “C” NHL 48 32 24 56 36 2 | Playoffs 7 1 1 2 4 -2
Russia EHT 3 1 1 2 0 1 |
Russia WC 1 1 1 2 0 -2 |
Russia (all) International 4 2 2 4 0 -1 |
2013-14 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 78 51 28 79 48 -35 |
Russia “A” OG 5 1 1 2 0 2 |
Russia “C” EHT 3 0 2 2 2 0 |
Russia “C” WC 9 4 7 11 8 6 |
Russia (all) International 18 5 10 15 10 |
2014-15 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 81 53 28 81 58 10 | Playoffs 14 5 4 9 6 -3
Russia WC 2 1 1 2 0 1 |
Russia (all) International 2 1 1 2 0 |
2015-16 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 79 50 21 71 53 21 | Playoffs 12 5 7 12 2 3
Russia WC 6 1 1 2 2 3 |
Russia (all) International 6 1 1 2 2 3 |
2016-17 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 82 33 36 69 50 6 | Playoffs 13 5 3 8 8 -4
Russia “C” WCup 4 1 2 3 6 1 |
Russia (all) International 7 2 2 4 8 1 |
2017-18 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 82 49 38 87 32 3 | Playoffs 24 15 12 27 8 8
2018-19 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 32 29 14 43 14 14 |
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Russia U17 EYOF 4 0 1 1 0 0 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL
Sat 15/12 Washington Capitals vs Buffalo Sabres
Fri 14/12 Washington Capitals @ Carolina Hurricanes
Tue 11/12 Washington Capitals vs Detroit Red Wings
Sat 08/12 Washington Capitals @ Columbus Blue Jackets
Thu 06/12 Washington Capitals @ Arizona Coyotes
Tue 04/12 Washington Capitals @ Vegas Golden Knights
Sun 02/12 Washington Capitals vs Anaheim Ducks
Fri 30/11 Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils
Mon 26/11 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Sat 24/11 Washington Capitals @ New York Rangers
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
EHT 20 7 9 16 0.80 6 1 |
EYOF 4 0 1 1 0.25 0 0 |
International 58 20 21 41 0.71 32 9 |
International-Jr 3 2 1 3 1.00 2 0 |
KHL 31 19 21 40 1.29 14 13 |
NHL 1035 636 529 1165 1.13 663 101 | 121 61 56 117 0.97 54 13
OG 17 8 3 11 0.65 10 6 |
Russia 152 36 33 69 0.45 104 32 | 21 2 4 6 0.29 35 2
Russia3 19 18 8 26 1.37 20 0 |
WC 73 33 28 61 0.84 67 38 |
WCup 6 2 2 4 0.67 6 3 |
WHC-17 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
WJC-18 14 23 8 31 2.21 6 27 |
WJC-20 18 18 7 25 1.39 33 16 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
09/19/2012
09/19/2012 Confirmed Washington Capitals Dynamo Moskva
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Dynamo Moskva

Cult/Star player for Russia

Cult/Star player for Washington Capitals


Career transactions
- 2012-09-19 • Signed to a lockout contract by Dynamo Moscow | Full story
- 2008-01-10 • Signed to a 13-year contract extension by the Washington Capitals * | $124,000,000 | Full story
- 2005-08-05 • Signed to a three-year, entry-level contract by the Washington Capitals | $11,502,600 | Full story

*Including a NTC (no-trade clause) starting July 1, 2014, Ovechkin can list up to 10 teams each year he will not accept a trade to and can modify said list in September of every following year. According to capgeek.com.
Other memorable dates
- 2018-06-07 • Stanley Cup Champion with the Washington Capitals.
- 2010-01-05 • Named Captain by the Washington Capitals. Full story.
- 2006-01-13 • Scored his first NHL hat trick (vs. the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim).
- 2005-10-05 • Made his NHL debut (vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets) and scored his first NHL goal.
Wears #8 in honour of his mother Tatyana Ovechkin, who won back-to-back gold medals in women's basketball at the 1976 and 1980 Summer Olympics, and is known as one of the greatest Russian basketball players of all time.

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