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Ovechkin said it’s “nothing serious” after leaving Monday’s practice; expects to practice on Tuesday.

Ovechkin got tangled up at practice and limped off, but said after the session that it’s nothing serious and he expects to return to practice on Tuesday. The Capitals avoided disaster today and with them off until Thursday, expect the Russian sniper to be in the lineup in Vancouver.

Source: Tarik El-Bashir 10/23/17, 11:26 am EST

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Ovechkin will not play Tuesday due to one-game suspension for skipping the All-Star Game.

Ovechkin missed the All-Star game due to a nagging lower-body injury, so he has to serve a one-game suspension but is expected to return to the lineup on Thursday. With Ovechkin out, look for Stanislav Galiev to be back in the lineup tomorrow.

Source: David Dwork 02/1/16, 2:32 pm EST

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Ovechkin (upper-body) will play on Wednesday.

Ovechkin left practice on Tuesday with an upper-body injury, but was back on the ice this morning and he confirmed that he will be in the lineup vs. the Islanders. Ovi will skate with Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson. Ovechkin is averaging 4.65 shots per game and has18 points (9G / 9A) in 20 games.

Source: Adam Vingan 11/26/14, 7:09 am EST

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Alex Ovechkin, who is riding a season-long four game goal scoring drought and hasn’t recorded a point in that stretch either, was skating with Mikhail Grabovski and Eric Fehr on the second line.

Things can only go up for Ovechkin as he looks to spark his offense. Being on the second line should have no bearing in his point production and could reward him with better defensive matchups. Also look for a potential boost for Grabovski on both 5-on-5 and special teams.

Source: Katie Carrera 01/1/14, 7:30 pm EST

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