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Russia Alexander Ovechkin
a.k.a. "Alex Ovechkin"
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Last added: Jere Tammelin
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Marcus Sörensen 14 11 13 24
2. Nick Olesen 19 9 13 22
3. Gustaf Thorell 16 4 17 21
4. Henrik Björklund 17 12 8 20
5. Jonathan Dahlén 9 7 12 19
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
35
Height
6'2" / 187 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
236 lbs / 107 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
20/21
Cap Hit
$9,538,462 Powered by
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
3-time World Championship Gold Medal 3
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
2-time World Championship Silver Medal 2
1-time U18 WJC Bronze Medal 1
4-time World Championship Bronze Medal 4
1-time KHL Gagarin Cup Champion 1
9-time NHL Most Goals (Maurice Richard Trophy) 9
1-time NHL Most Points (Art Ross Trophy) 1
3-time NHL Most Valuable Player (Hart Trophy) 3
3-time NHL MVP Selected by NHLPA (Ted Lindsay Award) 3
1-time NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup MVP (Conn Smythe Trophy) 1
1-time RSL Champion 1

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 5 12 2 14 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 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 WCup 2 1 0 1 0 2 | -
Russia U20 WJC-20 6 7 4 11 4 6 | -
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 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 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” 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 81 51 38 89 40 7 | Playoffs 7 4 5 9 19 -2
Russia “A” WC 10 2 1 3 2 6 | -
Russia (all) International 12 3 4 7 2 10 | -
2019-20 Washington Capitals “C” NHL 68 48 19 67 30 -12 | Playoffs 8 4 1 5 2 -1
2020-21 Washington Capitals “C” NHL - - - - - | -
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Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1999-00 Dynamo Moskva U16 Russia U16 Finals 6 1 0 1 4 | -
2000-01 Russia U17 EYOF 4 0 1 1 0 0 | -
2002-03 Russia U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup - - - - - | -
2003-04 Russia EHT 8 4 2 6 0 | -
2004-05 Russia EHT 5 2 3 5 4 | -
2005-06 Russia EHT 1 0 1 1 0 | -
2012-13 Russia EHT 3 1 1 2 0 1 | -
2013-14 Russia “C” EHT 3 0 2 2 2 0 | -
2018-19 Russia “A” EHT 2 1 3 4 0 4 | -
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
NHL 2019-2020
Thu 20/08 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Tue 18/08 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Sun 16/08 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Fri 14/08 Washington Capitals @ New York Islanders
Wed 12/08 Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders
Sun 09/08 Washington Capitals vs Boston Bruins
Thu 06/08 Washington Capitals @ Philadelphia Flyers
Mon 03/08 Washington Capitals @ Tampa Bay Lightning
Mon 09/03 Washington Capitals @ Buffalo Sabres
Sat 07/03 Washington Capitals @ Pittsburgh Penguins
Skill Rating

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Strength
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Speed
18
Leadership
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
EHT 6 22 8 12 20 0.91 6 5 | 0
EYOF 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 0 0 | 0
Hlinka Gretzky Cup 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 | 0
International 9 70 23 25 48 0.69 34 19 | 0
International-Jr 1 3 2 1 3 1.00 2 0 | 0
KHL 1 31 19 21 40 1.29 14 13 | 0
NHL 16 1152 706 572 1278 1.11 719 82 | 12 136 69 62 131 0.96 75 10
OG 3 17 8 3 11 0.65 10 6 | 0
Russia 4 152 36 33 69 0.45 104 32 | 4 21 2 4 6 0.29 35 2
Russia U16 Finals 1 6 1 0 1 0.17 4 0 | 0
Russia3 1 19 18 8 26 1.37 20 0 | 0
WC 13 83 35 29 64 0.77 69 44 | 0
WCup 2 6 2 2 4 0.67 6 3 | 0
WHC-17 1 5 12 2 14 2.80 17 0 | 0
WJC-18 2 14 23 8 31 2.21 6 27 | 0
WJC-20 3 18 18 7 25 1.39 33 16 | 0
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 Ovechkina, 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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