Alex Ovechkin: Simply the Best

Posted: 1st October 2009 by Rick Gillispie in NHL
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Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals started the 2009-2010 season with a 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins. Ovechkin proved in the first game why he is the best in the leagueùscoring two goals and having one assist. Ovechkinùthe No. 1 pick from the 2004 draftùhas dominated the league since the 2005-2006 season. Ovechkin comes into the year with 219 goals and 201 assists in his short four year career. The 24-year-old is simply the best player in the NHL. Washington is hoping Ovechkin can lead them to the Eastern Conference Finals and beyond this year. Brooks Laich also scored two goals for the Capitals and Nicklas Backstrom had three assists.Read more NHL news on ...

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