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Sports Ovechkin: We're going back to Washington tied

20:41  17 april  2018
20:41  17 april  2018 Source:   thescore.com

Ovechkin wins 7th 'Rocket' Richard Trophy with 49-goal season

  Ovechkin wins 7th 'Rocket' Richard Trophy with 49-goal season Clear some space in Alex Ovechkin's trophy case. The Washington Capitals captain capped the 2017-18 campaign by winning the Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy as the NHL's top goal-scorer on the back of a 49-goal season.This marks the seventh time Ovechkin has won the award, and the fifth time in the past six seasons. He first earned the honor in 2007-08.Ovechkin's 49 goals represent the lowest output he's needed to win the trophy save for the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign, when he netted 32 goals in 48 games.

Alex Ovechkin repeats what he said the other night: Caps are going back to Washington for Game 5, and the series will be tied . Pham goes bam to open his 2nd half 💥 💪.

Alex Ovechkin repeats what he said the other night: Caps are going back to Washington for Game 5, and the series will be tied .

The Washington Capitals might find themselves buried in a menacing 2-0 hole against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but Alexander Ovechkin isn't sweating it.

In fact, on Tuesday, Ovi reiterated that he expects to head back to D.C. for Game 5 with the series all square - a bold statement given the tough task currently in front of his Capitals.

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Sure, Games 1 and 2 were settled in overtime and realistically could have gone either way. But there is no sugarcoating how tough it is for a team to rebound from back-to-back losses on home ice - especially given Washington's history of losing when it matters most.

However, if there's one player on the Capitals' roster who's earned the right to make a bold statement or two, it's Ovechkin, as he's the most likely to put his money where his mouth is once the puck is dropped.

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