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Capitals Insider Archive: All-Star Game

2011 NHL All-Star Game: Alex Ovechkin makes a little history

Alex Ovechkin made history at the NHL All-Star Game on Sunday in Raleigh, just not in the way he or anyone else would have anticipated. Although he got the scoring started in what lived up to all-star expectations in an 11-10 victory for Team Lidstrom, Ovechkin was most noticeable...

By Katie Carrera  | January 30, 2011; 10:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Open thread: NHL All Star game

Alex Ovechkin and members of Team Staal look on during the NHL skills competition on Saturday night in Raleigh.(Gerry Broome - The Associated Press) The NHL 2011 All Star Game is set to begin in Raleigh, N.C. Discuss the game, performances by Alex Ovechkin and Mike Green in the...

By Katie Carrera  | January 30, 2011; 4:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
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Alex Ovechkin wins third straight breakaway challenge

Team Staal defeated Team Lidstrom, 33-22, in the NHL's skills competition on Saturday night at RBC Center, where the members of the hometown Carolina Hurricanes stole most of the show -- perhaps with the exception of Zdeno Chara's blistering 105.9 mph slap shot that set another event record. Alex Ovechkin...

By Katie Carrera  | January 29, 2011; 11:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
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Competitors named for NHL skills competition

This year's NHL skills competition will consist of six events, the fastest skater, breakaway challenge, accuracy shooting, hardest shot, elimination shootout and a new relay challenge. Alex Ovechkin will take part in the breakaway challenge and hardest shot competition while Mike Green will participate in the relay and the fastest...

By Katie Carrera  | January 29, 2011; 4:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Alex Ovechkin and Mike Green to suit up for 'Team Staal'

Mike Green told Alex Ovechkin he would petition the other powers that be for Team Staal -- Eric Staal and fellow alternate captain Ryan Kesler -- to select Ovechkin early in the NHL All-Star fantasy draft. So even after he wasn't the first overall pick of the draft, Ovechkin didn't...

By Katie Carrera  | January 28, 2011; 10:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Alex Ovechkin, All-Star Game, Mike Green  
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Live: NHL All-Star fantasy draft

Follow along with the NHL's All Star fantasy draft and discuss all of the picks here throughout the selection process. Remember, all goaltenders must be selected by the 10th round and all defensemen by the 15th. Team Lidstrom is led by Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom and alternate captains Martin St. Louis...

By Katie Carrera  | January 28, 2011; 8:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Ovechkin, Green miss flight to Raleigh, Katie Carrera , January 28, 2011
All-Star buildup centers on Friday's fantasy draft, Katie Carrera , January 28, 2011
All-Star break may come at a good time for Capitals, Katie Carrera , January 27, 2011
Mike Green discusses the all star fantasy draft, Katie Carrera , January 22, 2011
Alex Ovechkin: NHL All-Star game captains 'deserve it', Lindsay Applebaum , January 18, 2011
Eric Staal, Nicklas Lidstrom named NHL All-Star captains, Lindsay Applebaum , January 18, 2011
Poll: Should All Star participation be mandatory?, Katie Carrera , January 18, 2011
Ovechkin, Backstrom and Green on All-Star fan ballot, Katie Carrera , November 12, 2010
Tom Poti 'probable' for Caps' matchup with Lightning, Katie Carrera , November 11, 2010
All-Star Game gets a makeover, Associated Press , November 10, 2010
 
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