February 2, 2006
Top NHL shootout scorers, based on shooting percentage (through Tuesday, three-goal minimum; GDG -- game-deciding goals): *--* PLAYER, TEAM Pos. Shots Goals S% GDG 1. Jussi Jokinen, Dallas LW 8 8 1.000 2 2. Alexander Frolov, Kings LW 3 3 1.000 1 3. Geoff Sanderson, Phoenix LW 3 3 1.000 2 4. Jaroslav Balastik, Columbus LW 4 3 750 1 5. Mike Richards, Philadelphia C 4 3 750 1 6. Alexander Ovechkin, Washington LW 9 6 667 3 7. Sergei Zubov, Dallas D 8 5 625 3 8.
November 2, 2009 |
R.J. Umberger scored his second goal of the game on a power play 1:45 into overtime to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a 5-4 win against the Washington Capitals on Sunday. The Capitals played much of the game without Alexander Ovechkin, who left early in the second period and did not return. Blue Jackets left wing Raffi Torres scored twice in the final 6 1/2 minutes of regulation, including the tying goal with 23 seconds left to send the game into overtime. Rick Nash had a goal and two assists for Columbus (6-5-1)
December 14, 2005 |
They once played together on the Russian national team and will do so again during the Winter Olympics in February at Turin, Italy. But Alexander Frolov said now is not the time to look forward to that kind of reunion with Alexander Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals' star rookie. Tonight Ovechkin is the enemy. "For me it's just another game," said the King forward, who has 13 goals and 20 assists. "And it's really important to us, especially right now, to do everything we can to win."
November 20, 2008 |
New blood put some life into the Ducks on Wednesday. Old habits drained them. Bobby Ryan seemed to fulfill at least a portion of last summer's prophecy, when Ducks' officials said he was destined to skate on their top line. But by the end of a 6-4 loss to the Washington Capitals, Ryan was reduced to a feel-good blip.
January 23, 2007 |
The last time the NHL gathered for an All-Star game, in 2004, Sidney Crosby was 16 and playing for Rimouski of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Alexander Ovechkin was 18 and toiling for Moscow Dynamo in Russia. The 2005 game was canceled because of the labor dispute that wiped out the season, and no game was held last year in advance of the Turin Olympics.
April 24, 2006 |
Scott Niedermayer is the Mighty Ducks' highest-paid player, their emotional leader and the man who logs more ice time than anyone else on their roster. It is no surprise that he is the focus of the Calgary Flames' game plan in the Western Conference first-round playoff series. Their plan is to wear him down. "He's a big key for their club," Flame captain Jarome Iginla said Sunday. "The amount of minutes he plays, we're trying to make sure we all finish our checks.