When you are one of the best players in the NHL, the spotlight is on you in the playoffs.
NEW YORK – Rangers fans take their hockey – and their heroes – seriously.
Even in a heartbreaking Game 7 defeat, Alex Ovechkin drew high praise from NBC announcer Pierre McGuire, a voice that has been highly critical of Ovechkin in the past.
In one moment, everything can change. That's what Alex Ovechkin expressed after Washington lost in Game 7 to the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.
Alex Ovechkin put himself out there when he guaranteed a Game 7 win. He backed up that guarantee in the first period when he netted the game's first goal and his first since Game 2.