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WFH WTF, the Covid Files: Month 4: Ovi Watch, Playoff Edition

As if 2020 wasn’t fucked up enough the Caps were almost swept. By the mother fucking Islanders. It’s like the goddamned horror of the 80s all over again. I mean, it’s fine. The whole shortened season, extended break, summer playoffs … Continue reading

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WFH WTF – The Covid Files, Day 4 – nOvi

The reality of how big this sars-cov-2 thing is is probably finally starting to set in for some people. First, the NBA postpones its season after a player tests positive and now the NHL has put their season on hold … Continue reading

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How Difficult is 700 Goals

The March to 500 and beyond To reach the 500 goal milestone it takes a subtle combination of above average ability to score goals and a some career stability. 600 goals takes a bit more of a generational goal scoring … Continue reading

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Ovi and the myth of the Power Play Specialist

Over the All Star Game break some interesting conversations came out of discussing the state of the the current Richard Rocket race and scoring in general. In that, it was mentioned one of the leading five-on-five scorers was the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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Ovi Watch: the ASG

There’s a lot of “controversy” around Ovechkin’s decision to skip the 2020 All Star Game. It becomes even more noteworthy in the fact that it’s his second consecutive pass on the game where he’s been named Captain and comes after … Continue reading

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All Decade Ovechkin

Recently, there’s a lot of talk about what the “All Decade Team” in the National Hockey League could look like. Each of the different writers crafting them has put together a criteria matrix in which they attempted define and defend … Continue reading

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Capital Chaos: Win, Lose or Draw

I keep saying don’t read the comments and yet, I keep reading them. This time, a cranky Caps fan complained, “At this point is Kuzy ever going to improve at the dot? He’s been steadily terrible since he arrived in … Continue reading

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Scoring Wingers, Plus/Minus, and the tribulations of being Kovy

Never read the comments. Never read the comments. Never read, fuck, I read the cesspool of internet comments and I’m dumber for it. However, I do need to put some thoughts down. I’m not a Illya Kovalchuk fan by any … Continue reading

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Ovi Watch: 1233

Oh Captain, my captain, Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capital’s 3 point night captured 22 points on the season tied with Nathan MacKinnon for #6 so far, 2 goals captured 13 on the season tied with Auston Matthews & Leon … Continue reading

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Ovi Watch: 669

Tonight’s four point game for Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin was truly a Russian Machine type of Great 8 moment. All Situations Regular Season Goals (hockey reference stats) + 1 to tie Luc Robitaille for #12 All Time with 668 + … Continue reading

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