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Did the refs really kill Ovechkin?


Slava Malamud of Sport-Express envisions a bright future for Alex Ovechkin in this translation of an article from the Russian sporting press.

Ovechkin: "We Need to Take a Lesson from the Canadians"


Translation of part 2 of Ovechkin interview in Sovetsky Sport. Ovi gives his thoughts on what Team Russia needs to do to move forward. Hint: take a page from the Canadian's playbook.

Ovechkin Presents 1,000,000 Rubles to Dynamo Moscow Youth Hockey Program on Behalf of Gillette


Today Alex Ovechkin presented a check for 1,000,000 rubles on behalf of Gillette to Dynamo Moscow for their youth hockey program. Translation of interview with Pavel Lysenkov of Sovetsky Sport.

Semyon Varlamov: "Right Now I'm Thinking of the NHL, and Only the NHL"


Semyon Varlamov spoke with Slava Malamud of Sport Express after Carolina loss and quells rumors about his interest in the KHL.

Nazarov Meets with Ovechkin and Semin


Andrei Nazarov was present for Washington's victory over St. Louis. He stopped by visit Ovechkin and Semin on his US scouting tour for the Russian National Team for the upcoming IIHF World...

Dmitri Orlov: "I Really Want to Stay In Washington"


New Hershey Bear and Caps hopeful Dmitri Orlov shares his thoughts on his immediate and future plans with Slava Malamud of Sport Express.

Evgeny Kuznetsov: "If Ovechkin, Malkin and Datsyuk Played in Russia, I Wouldn't Even Think of Leaving for the NHL"


Washington Capitals prospect Evgeny Kuznetsov talks with Sport-Express about his recent selection to KHL All-Star team and where he thinks he might be next season.

Ovechkin Captaincy in 2012 ASG? "I've got to get there first, and with the way I'm playing.."


Slava Malamud of Sport-Express shares his notes from post-game meeting with Russian press following the All Star Game.

Semyon Varlamov: "We Need to Give It Our All For the Entire 60 Minutes"


Semyon Varlamov talks with Sovetsky Sport's Pavel Lysenkov after the overtime loss to Philadephia and gives his take on the loss and the prospect of a preseason game in Russia next year.

20 Questions With Alex Ovechkin and Andrei Arshavin


Sport-Express plays 20 Questions with Alex Ovechkin and Andrei Arshavin.

Semyon Varlamov on Team Russia's World Junior Championship


Slava Malamud from Sport Express gets Semyon Varlamov's take on Team Russia's stunning upset in the WJ championship game.

Viktor Fedorov: "Farmers Don't Win Stanley Cups"


Viktor Fedorov shares his frank criticism of the current state of affairs of the Washington Capitals in this translation of an interview with Igor Larin of Sport Express.

"Active negotiations are underway. One thing is clear: our side has no intention of inviting...


"Active negotiations are underway. One thing is clear: our side has no intention of inviting unattractive, weak teams. We are planning for the strongest representatives of the NHL to come to Russia. It is already clear that one of these teams will be Washington. Whether or not the Capitals will play against a "delegation" from the KHL or against a rival from their own league, we will find out a little bit later."

KHL President Alexander Medvedev in an interview with Sport-Express, when asked about the possibility of an NHL game in Russia next season.

The Era of Semin


Normally reticent Alexander Semin shares his thoughts on his recent hot streak with Slava Malamud of Sport-Express.

Varlamov: "The Trip to Hershey Gave Me Confidence"


Semyon Varlamov is feeling confident and healthy, according to an interview with Slava Malamud of Sport-Express.

Ovechkin: "Where Would I Be Without Semin?"


Alex Ovechkin talks with Slava Malamud of Sport Express on his play during the Thrashers game, playing with Alexander Semin, and his thoughts on a Russia-Canada Super Series.

Ovechkin and Semin - The Rest of the Story


Part Two of the Semin and Ovechkin interview with Slava Malamud of Sport Express.

Semin and Ovechkin Get Mad


Can the Alexes (Semin and Ovechkin) "Stay Angry"? Slava Malamud of Sport Express catches up with them during pre-season training camp.

A New Russian Troika in Washington?


Could there be another "Russian Troika" waiting in the wings for the Washington Capitals? Slava Malamud from Sport-Express catches up with three young Russian prospects at rookie camp. Translation...

All Eyes on Semyon Varlamov


What does Semyon Varlamov think of his chances for the number one goaltending spot for the Washington Capitals? Find out in the translation of an interview with Slava Malamud of Sport-Express.

I Know That Ovechkin Can be Animated, But This Takes the Cake


Ever wondered what an animated Ovechkin looks like? I mean really animated? Take a look at this clip from a Russian satire tv program. You won't be disappointed.

What's Next for Ovechkin?


Slava Malamud of Sport-Express ponders whether Ovechkin can or should change the way he plays. Japers' Rink brings you an English translation of this thought provoking analysis.

Semin and Fedorov: Reunited and it Feels so Good!


In an interview with Sovetsky Sport, Alexander Semin says on being reunited with Sergei Fedorov at the WC: "He's the best center I've ever played with"

Alexander Semin Looking for Revenge in Germany


Alexander Semin spoke with the Russian press, stated that he would love to get revenge against Canada in the WC finals.

Semyon Varlamov:"When You See a Raging Sea of Red, Your Adrenaline Goes Off the Charts"


Semyon Varlamov spoke with Pavel Lysenkov of Sovetsky Sport and indicated he is good to go for Team Russia. And nothing compares to Washington's Sea of Red fanbase.

Caps turn off official message board


As if the traffic on the 'Rink wasn't berzerker already. Prepare for the influx.

Semyon Varlamov: "Let's Not Get Hasty"


Semyon Varlamov after Caps 5-1 win in Montreal- "Lets not be hasty".

Alexander Semin: "We Need to Get Through the First Round as Quickly as Possible"


Alexander Semin on the playoffs: "We need to get through the first round as quickly as possible"

Team Russia's "Man In Washington" is... Jose Theodore?


So why exactly does Andrei Nazarov consider Jose Theodore as Team Russia's "Man in Washington"?

Semyon Varlamov: "No Time for Whining"


Semyon Varlamov talks to the Russian press about his slump and battle for first place goaltender for the Caps.

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