After down year, ex­pec­ta­tions high for 32-year-old Ovechkin

With less scor­ing depth, team needs its star to pro­duce from 2nd line

Baltimore Sun - - SPORTS -

Sea­son opener

WINSLOW TOWNSON/AS­SO­CI­ATED PRESS

For­ward Alex Ovechkin’s 33 goals last sea­son were his fewest in an 82-game sea­son since 2010-11. He has scored 50 or more seven times for the Cap­i­tals.

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