NHL Headlines Of The WeekWith excitement surrounding the entire league, we take a look at some of the top NHL headlines from this week.
Hartnett: Ranking The NHL's Top 25 ForwardsHere’s a look at the top 25 forwards in the NHL entering the 2016-17 season.
Ovechkin, Caps Stun Devils 5-3After leading the Washington Capitals to a victory with a break-out third-period performance, Alex Ovechkin said Saturday night's game shouldn't have reached that point.
Chris Kreider Leading Rangers' Comeback Against Ovechkin, CapsIn a thrilling series featuring two of the NHL's top goal scorers and two of the league's best goaltenders, Chris Kreider is stealing the spotlight.
Capitals Winger Alex Ovechkin: Rangers Are 'Afraid' Of Us"They're afraid, because we're big and strong and you can see how we score goals," Ovechkin said. "We just put bodies in front of Lundqvist and it goes in."
Alex Ovechkin Guarantees Capitals Will Beat Rangers In Game 7"We're going to come back and win the series," Ovechkin told reporters. "We're going to play our game, and we're going to come back and we're going to play Montreal or Tampa."
Hartnett: Mouthwatering Lundqvist-Ovechkin Matchup Will Only Get BetterLike fire and ice, Alex Ovechkin and Henrik Lundqvist are two forces of nature colliding in an Eastern Conference semifinal showdown currently knotted at 1-1.
Hartnett: Sorry Rangers Fans, But Ovechkin-Messier Comparison Is Dead-OnOnce the bitterness wears off, New York fans might realize that Game 1 should be remembered for the show put on by Ovi.
Capitals Stun Rangers On Ward Goal With 1.3 Seconds Left In ThirdJoel Ward drove to the net and tapped Alex Ovechkin's feed past Henrik Lundqvist. After the goal was confirmed by replay, Ovechkin kissed Ward on the cheek.
John Tavares In Running For NHL's Hart TrophyThe Islanders captain was named a finalist for the MVP award along with Washington forward Alex Ovechkin and Montreal goalie Carey Price.
Hartnett: Hey Rangers, Meet The New And Improved Alex OvechkinStanding between the Rangers and a trip to the Eastern Conference finals is reborn Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin.
Boychuk, Islanders Out To Keep Putting The Squeeze On OvechkinThe Isles have made it a point of emphasis to limit the amount of room the left-winger has to unload his lethal slap shot. They hope to keep him silenced in Game 4.