Alex Ovechkin :: Simon Bruty/SI
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After averaging over 100 points his first four seasons, Capitals LW Alexander Ovechkin
fell to 85 points last year and has 51 points with just 13 games remaining in the season. Why the sudden decline? While some think it's because he toned down his reckless style of play for a more controlled game and others believe the team's former coach Bruce Boudreau
stifled his confidence, the Washington Post has another theory
: His mom screwed him up. According to a recent expose, his mom is "in his life in many other areas -- relationships with girls, with friends, with everyone. It's bizarre."