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Alexander Ovechkin
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Ovechkin with the Capitals in 2018
Born September 17, 1985 (1985-09-17) (age 35)
Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 236 lb (107 kg; 16 st 12 lb)
Position Left wing
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Washington Capitals
Dynamo Moscow
National team Flag of Russia.svg Russia
NHL Draft 1st overall, 2004
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2001–present

Alexander Mikhaylovich Ovechkin (born September 17, 1985) is a Russian professional ice hockey left winger. He plays for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL) and serves as their captain.

Ovechkin was picked first overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. He also played for the Dynamo Moscow of the RSL from 2001 to 2005 and again in 2012 because of the 2012-13 NHL lockout.

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Bold indicates led league

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Dynamo-2 Moscow RUS.3 19 18 8 26 20
2001–02 Dynamo Moscow RSL 21 2 2 4 4 3 0 0 0 0
2002–03 Dynamo Moscow RSL 40 8 7 15 29 5 0 0 0 2
2003–04 Dynamo Moscow RSL 53 13 11 24 40 3 0 0 0 2
2004–05 Dynamo Moscow RSL 37 13 13 26 32 10 2 4 6 31
2005–06 Washington Capitals NHL 81 52 54 106 52
2006–07 Washington Capitals NHL 82 46 46 92 52
2007–08 Washington Capitals NHL 82 65 47 112 40 7 4 5 9 0
2008–09 Washington Capitals NHL 79 56 54 110 72 14 11 10 21 8
2009–10 Washington Capitals NHL 72 50 59 109 89 7 5 5 10 0
2010–11 Washington Capitals NHL 79 32 53 85 41 9 5 5 10 10
2011–12 Washington Capitals NHL 78 38 27 65 26 14 5 4 9 8
2012–13 Dynamo Moscow KHL 31 19 21 40 14
2012–13 Washington Capitals NHL 48 32 24 56 36 7 1 1 2 4
2013–14 Washington Capitals NHL 78 51 28 79 49
2014–15 Washington Capitals NHL 81 53 28 81 58 14 5 4 9 6
2015–16 Washington Capitals NHL 79 50 21 71 53 12 5 7 12 2
2016–17 Washington Capitals NHL 82 33 36 69 50 13 5 3 8 8
2017–18 Washington Capitals NHL 82 49 38 87 32 24 15 12 27 8
2018–19 Washington Capitals NHL 81 51 38 89 40 7 4 5 9 19
2019–20 Washington Capitals NHL 68 48 19 67 30 8 4 1 5 2
RSL totals 151 36 33 69 106 21 2 4 6 35
NHL totals 1152 706 572 1278 719 136 69 62 131 75
KHL totals 31 19 21 40 14

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2002 Russia U17 6th 5 12 2 14 17
2002 Russia U18 2 8 14 4 18 0
2003 Russia WJC 1 6 6 1 7 4
2003 Russia U18 3 6 9 4 13 6
2004 Russia WJC 5th 6 5 2 7 25
2004 Russia WC 10th 6 1 1 2 0
2004 Russia WCH 6th 2 1 0 1 0
2005 Russia WJC 2 6 7 4 11 4
2005 Russia WC 3 8 5 3 8 4
2006 Russia OG 4th 8 5 0 5 8
2006 Russia WC 5th 7 6 3 9 6
2007 Russia WC 3 8 1 2 3 29
2008 Russia WC 1 9 6 6 12 8
2010 Russia OG 6th 4 2 2 4 2
2010 Russia WC 2 9 5 1 6 4
2011 Russia WC 4th 5 0 0 0 4
2012 Russia WC 1 3 2 2 4 2
2013 Russia WC 6th 1 1 1 2 0
2014 Russia OG 5th 5 1 1 2 0
2014 Russia WC 1 9 4 7 11 8
2015 Russia WC 2 2 1 1 2 0
2016 Russia WC 3 6 1 1 2 2
2016 Russia WCH 4th 4 1 2 3 6
2019 Russia WC 3 10 2 1 3 2
Junior totals 37 53 17 70 56
Senior totals 106 45 34 79 85


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