Alex Ovechkin

Age 35 Sep 17, 1985
Moscow RUS
Left Wing shoots right
6'3" 191 cm
236 lbs 107 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2012
Agent Stephen Screnci
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2004
Drafted Overall 1
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Washington Capitals

Transaction History
Apr 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a power-play goal on four shots and added three hits in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Bruins.
Apr 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a power-play goal and added two even-strength assists in Sunday's 5-4 win over the Devils.
Mar 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored two goals, including the game-winner, in Friday's 4-0 victory over the Devils.
Mar 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin posted a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Devils.
Mar 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) is expected to play Thursday against the Devils, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Mar 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) skated at Wednesday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Mar 23, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) did not participate in Tuesday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Mar 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored two goals in the final seven minutes of the third period during Friday's 2-1 win over the Rangers.
Mar 16, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin registered a power-play goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Islanders. He also supplied four shots and four hits.
Mar 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a goal on a game-high six shots and was plus-3 in a 6-0 win over the Sabres on Monday.
Mar 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin notched goal No. 716 in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Flyers.
Mar 11, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a goal on a game-high seven shots Thursday in a 5-3 win over Philadelphia. He also added a pair of hits.
Mar 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a goal on three shots in a 3-1 win over the Flyers on Sunday.
Feb 28, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin collected a goal and led all players with six shots in Sunday's 3-2 win over New Jersey. He also chipped in with three blocks.
Feb 27, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (undisclosed) will play Saturday against New Jersey, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (undisclosed) did not participate in Friday's practice session and will be a game-time decision for Saturday's matinee matchup with the Devils, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 26, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin recorded a power-play assist, four shots and two hits during Thursday's 5-2 win over the Penguins.
Feb 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Conor Sheary | Sheary skated alongside Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov during Thursday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 23, 2021 Washington Capitals | Lars Eller | Eller skated with Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson on Washington's top line during Tuesday's morning skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Feb 9, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin and Washington's game versus Philadelphia on Tuesday has been postponed, Frank Seravalli of TSN.ca reports.
Feb 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin and the Capitals won't play the Sabres on Thursday or Sunday after the two games were postponed, the (NHL) announced Monday.
Feb 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored two goals, one on the power play, and added two assists in Sunday's 7-4 loss to the Flyers.
Feb 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored once on a game-high seven shots in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Rangers.
Jan 31, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin tallied the game-winning goal and added a power-play assist, three shots and five hits during Saturday's 4-3 overtime win against the Bruins.
Jan 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored his 708th career goal, tying Mike Gartner for seventh all-time, in Saturday's 4-3 overtime win over Boston. The goal was the game winner.
Jan 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (coach's decision) will play in Saturday's game against the Bruins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (coach's decision) will be a game-time call for Saturday's matchup with Boston, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Per Samantha Pell of The Washington Post, Ovechkin has been removed from the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocols list, making him eligible to return Saturday against the Bruins.
Jan 29, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (COVID-19 protocols) remains out for precautionary reasons and is considered day-to-day, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Connor McMichael | Head coach Peter Laviolette indicated that McMichael could see action with Evgeny Kuznetsov (COVID-19 protocols) and Alex Ovechkin (COVID-19 protocols) in quarantine, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Jan 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (COVID-19 protocols) will be unavailable for Washington's next four games after entering quarantine, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Jan 20, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin was placed in the (NHL)'s COVID-19 protocol Wednesday, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Jan 17, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season and added an assist in Sunday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Penguins. He also had six shots and four hits.
Jan 14, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin put up two assists in Thursday's 6-4 win over the Sabres.
Jan 28, 2020 Washington Capitals | announced LW Alex Ovechkin has served his suspension.
Jan 23, 2020 Suspended Washington Capitals | (NHL) suspended LW Alex Ovechkin one game for skipping the 2020 All-Star game.
Feb 2, 2019 Washington Capitals | announced LW Alex Ovechkin has served his suspension.
Feb 3, 2016 Washington Capitals | announced LW Alex Ovechkin has served his suspension.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Alex Ovechkin
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Washington Capitals 38 21 16 37 -4 10 561 56.50 46.00 -4.90 47.00 -3.00 1.50 2.46
Alex Ovechkin Stats by Elite Prospects Alex Ovechkin Advanced Stats by
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
1999-2000 Dynamo Moskva U16 Russia U16 Finals 6 1 0 1 4
2000-2001 Russia U16 (all) International-Jr 3 2 1 3 2
2000-2001 Russia U17 EYOF 4 0 1 1 0
2001-2002 Dynamo Moskva Russia 22 2 2 4 4 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2001-2002 Russia U17 WHC-17 5 12 2 14 17
2001-2002 Russia U18 WJC-18 8 14 4 18 0
2001-2002 Dynamo Moskva-2 Russia3 19 18 8 26 20
2002-2003 Dynamo Moskva Russia 40 8 7 15 28 Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0
2002-2003 Russia U18 WJC-18 6 9 4 13 6
2002-2003 Russia U20 WJC-20 6 6 1 7 4
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Dynamo Moskva Russia 53 13 11 24 40 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Russia U20 WJC-20 6 5 2 7 25
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Russia WC 6 1 1 2 0
Draft Yr 2003-2004 Russia EHT 8 4 2 6 0
2004-2005 Dynamo Moskva Russia 37 13 13 26 32 Playoffs 10 2 4 6 0
2004-2005 Russia WCup 2 1 0 1 0
2004-2005 Russia U20 WJC-20 6 7 4 11 4
2004-2005 Russia WC 8 5 3 8 4
2004-2005 Russia EHT 5 2 3 5 4
2005-2006 Washington Capitals NHL 81 52 54 106 52
2005-2006 Russia OG 8 5 0 5 8
2005-2006 Russia WC 7 6 3 9 6
2005-2006 Russia EHT 1 0 1 1 0
2006-2007 Washington Capitals NHL 82 46 46 92 52
2006-2007 Russia WC 8 1 2 3 29
2007-2008 Washington Capitals NHL 82 65 47 112 40 1,317 61.42 57.72 4.78 58.32 3.94 1.55 2.78 Playoffs 7 4 5 9 0
2007-2008 Russia WC 9 6 6 12 8
2008-2009 Washington Capitals NHL 79 56 54 110 72 1,222 54.55 54.46 -1.10 57.87 3.42 1.33 2.45 Playoffs 14 11 10 21 0
2009-2010 Washington Capitals NHL 72 50 59 109 89 1,125 70.27 57.00 8.01 58.64 7.05 1.65 3.41 Playoffs 7 5 5 10 0
2009-2010 Russia OG 4 2 2 4 2
2009-2010 Russia WC 9 5 1 6 4
2009-2010 Russia (all) International 13 7 3 10 6
2010-2011 Washington Capitals NHL 79 32 53 85 41 1,231 57.73 55.50 6.11 53.57 3.59 0.78 2.29 Playoffs 9 5 5 10 0
2010-2011 Russia WC 5 0 0 0 4
2010-2011 Russia (all) International 5 0 0 0 4
2011-2012 Washington Capitals NHL 78 38 27 65 26 1,194 49.00 49.70 -0.53 46.85 -2.73 1.01 1.76 Playoffs 14 5 4 9 0
2011-2012 Russia WC 3 2 2 4 2
2011-2012 Russia (all) International 3 2 2 4 2
2012-2013 Washington Capitals NHL 48 32 24 56 36 736 53.62 50.65 1.70 49.11 0.19 1.14 2.20 Playoffs 7 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 Dynamo Moskva KHL 31 19 21 40 14
2012-2013 Russia EHT 3 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 Russia WC 1 1 1 2 0
2012-2013 Russia (all) International 4 2 2 4 0
2013-2014 Washington Capitals NHL 78 51 28 79 48 1,124 35.79 43.15 -5.74 48.97 2.31 1.12 1.60
2013-2014 Russia OG 5 1 1 2 0
2013-2014 Russia WC 9 4 7 11 8
2013-2014 Russia (all) International 18 5 10 15 10
2013-2014 Russia EHT 3 0 2 2 2
2014-2015 Washington Capitals NHL 81 53 28 81 58 1,223 51.92 52.57 -1.05 54.06 3.00 1.03 1.82 Playoffs 14 5 4 9 0
2014-2015 Russia WC 2 1 1 2 0
2014-2015 Russia (all) International 2 1 1 2 0
2015-2016 Washington Capitals NHL 79 50 21 71 53 1,184 63.44 56.43 4.87 53.92 3.34 1.37 2.03 Playoffs 12 5 7 12 0
2015-2016 Russia WC 6 1 1 2 2
2015-2016 Russia (all) International 6 1 1 2 2
2016-2017 Russia WCup 4 1 2 3 6
2016-2017 Washington Capitals NHL 82 33 36 69 50 1,136 57.84 49.79 -1.70 51.74 -2.48 0.74 2.17 Playoffs 13 5 3 8 0
2016-2017 Russia (all) International 7 2 2 4 8
2017-2018 Washington Capitals NHL 82 49 38 87 32 1,223 55.37 48.85 3.33 50.88 3.82 1.37 2.40 Playoffs 24 15 12 27 0
2018-2019 Washington Capitals NHL 81 51 38 89 40 1,231 55.97 45.19 -3.14 48.97 -0.24 1.36 2.39 Playoffs 7 4 5 9 0
2018-2019 Russia WC 10 2 1 3 2
2018-2019 Russia EHT 2 1 3 4 0
2018-2019 Russia (all) International 12 3 4 7 2
2019-2020 Washington Capitals NHL 68 48 19 67 30 980 47.50 49.60 -2.20 51.40 -0.40 1.65 2.27 Playoffs 8 4 1 5 0
2020-2021 Washington Capitals NHL 38 21 16 37 10 561 56.50 46.00 -4.90 47.00 -3.00 1.50 2.46
Alex Ovechkin Stats by Elite Prospects | Alex Ovechkin Advanced Stats by

Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date January 10, 2008
Signing Status RFA
Agent Stephen Screnci
Standard Contract | 13 Years $124,000,000 11.70% of cap space
2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Cap Hit $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462
UFA
AAV $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462 $9,538,462
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Minors Salary $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Clauses M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC M-NTC
UFA Year
Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date August 31, 2005
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $11,502,600 2.52% of cap space
2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008
Cap Hit $984,200 $984,200 $984,200
RFA
AAV $3,834,200 $3,834,200 $3,834,200
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Base Salary $688,940 $688,940 $984,200
Signing Bonuses $295,260 $295,260 $0
Total Salary $984,200 $984,200 $984,200
Minors Salary $70,300 $70,300 $70,300
Clauses
UFA Year