Alex Ovechkin

Age 36 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
Draft Year 2004
Drafted Overall 1
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Washington Capitals

Transaction History
Oct 25, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored two goals on six shots while adding three hits, a blocked shot and a plus-1 rating in Monday's 7-5 win over the Senators.
Oct 23, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Flames.
Oct 22, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin had two assists and three shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Devils.
Oct 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored an empty-net goal on two shots in Tuesday's 6-3 win over the Avalanche.
Oct 16, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored the Capitals only goal in a 2-1 OT loss to the Lightning on Saturday.
Oct 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) scored two goals and added a pair of assists Wednesday in a 5-1 win over the Rangers. He also had three blocks and one hit.
Oct 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) participated in line rushes during warmups and is expected to play Wednesday versus the Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Oct 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) will be a game-time call for Wednesday's clash with the Rangers.
Oct 10, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Head coach Peter Laviolette said after practice Sunday that Ovechkin (lower body) could play Wednesday's season-opener against the visiting Rangers, but that he's not sure at this point, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
Oct 10, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) is not at practice Sunday morning and remains day-to-day, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Oct 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) left Friday's preseason game against the Flyers and will not return.
Sep 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (undisclosed) skated with Evgeny Kuznetsov and Anthony Mantha during Friday's training camp practice, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Jul 27, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (undisclosed) agreed to terms on a five-year, $47.5 million contract with Washington on Tuesday.
Jul 18, 2021 Drafted Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (undisclosed) was not included on Washington's protected-player list Sunday ahead of Wednesday's Expansion Draft.
May 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin will not join Russia for the 2021 IIHF World Championships due to an undisclosed injury.
May 21, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a power-play goal in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Bruins in Game 4 of their first-round series.
May 19, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a power-play goal on four shots in Wednesday's 3-2 double-overtime loss to Boston in Game 3. He also had four hits and two PIM.
May 15, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin registered an assist, four shots on goal and four hits in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the Bruins in Game 1.
May 11, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) registered four shots and four hits in Tuesday's 2-1 victory over the Bruins.
May 11, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) is on the ice for pregame warmups and will play Tuesday against visiting Boston, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
May 11, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's matchup with Boston, Tarik El-Bashir of The Athletic reports.
May 10, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) was on the ice for Monday's practice, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 8, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) will not play Saturday against the Flyers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 7, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) will miss Friday's matchup with Philadelphia, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
May 5, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) will not play Wednesday against the Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 4, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) is unlikely to play Wednesday against the Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 3, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) left Monday's game against the Rangers and will not return.
May 3, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play Monday against the Rangers, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
May 3, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) is participating in Monday's morning skate, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports. He hasn't been cleared to return to game action yet, but Ovechkin will talk to trainers after Monday's skate, so he hasn't been ruled out for Monday's game against the Rangers.
May 1, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) will not be in Saturday's lineup against the Penguins.
Apr 30, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) participated in Friday's optional skate, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 29, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) remains day-to-day ahead of Thursday's game versus the Penguins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 27, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) won't play Tuesday versus the Islanders, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin's (lower body) status for Tuesday's game versus the Islanders is still up in the air, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Apr 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (lower body) won't play in Saturday's game against the Islanders, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 24, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Head coach Peter Laviolette did not rule out Ovechkin (lower body) for Saturday's road match against the Islanders.
Apr 23, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin is considered day-to-day with a lower-body injury, Tom Gulitti of (NHL).com reports.
Apr 22, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin (undisclosed) was not available late in Thursday's 1-0 shootout win over the Islanders, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Apr 17, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored two power-play goals and added an even-strength assist in Saturday's 6-3 win over the Flyers.
Apr 13, 2021 Washington Capitals | Alex Ovechkin | Ovechkin scored a power-play goal and added an assist in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Flyers. He also had three shots and two blocks.
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.
2021-2022 Regular Season Stats

Alex Ovechkin
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Washington Capitals 6 7 5 12 6 0
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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 45 24 18 42 12 640 56.10 47.20 -5.40 47.90 -3.70 1.31 2.25 Playoffs 5 2 2 4 0
2021-2022 Washington Capitals NHL 6 7 5 12 0
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 27, 2021
Signing Status UFA
Agent Stephen Screnci
Standard Contract | 5 Years $47,500,000 11.66% of cap space
2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Cap Hit $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
UFA
AAV $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000 $9,500,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Signing Bonuses $1,000,000 $9,000,000 $11,500,000 $6,000,000 $4,000,000
Total Salary $5,000,000 $10,000,000 $12,500,000 $11,000,000 $9,000,000
Minors Salary $5,000,000 $10,000,000 $12,500,000 $11,000,000 $9,000,000
Clauses M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
M-NTC
NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out
10 team No Trade

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date January 10, 2008
Signing Status RFA
Agent Stephen Screnci
Standard Contract | 13 Years $124,000,000 16.82% 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
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