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Washington Capitals Grades: Alex Ovechkin earns a high grade

Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The report card phase of the Washington Capitals offseason is in full swing. On day eight, we grade nonother than the Capitals captain, the great 8, Alex Ovechkin.

It’s not surprising how well Ovechkin performed in 2020-21. The future hall of famer continued to dominate the ice whenever he was in a pair of skates.

In a season that was filled with uncertainty from the the fallout of COVID-19, Ovechkin managed to stay focused and concentrate on making it back to the Stanley Cup Playoffs.