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Alex Ovechkin missed the Caps’ morning skate due to personal reasons. He was then considered a game-time decision. Two hours ago, it looked like Ovechkin wouldn’t play tonight.
As of 5 pm no signs of Alex Ovechkin at Verizon Center. Players generally arrive by 5. #CapitalsTalk
— Chuck Gormley (@CharlesAGormley) October 13, 2015
And then, Ovechkin showed up!
Ovechkin just arrived
— Jill Sorenson (@JillSorenson17) October 13, 2015
But alas, no Ovi tonight vs. the Sharks.
#Caps Alex Ovechkin (personal reasons) will not play tonight vs San Jose
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) October 13, 2015
Stan Galiev, the only extra healthy forward on the roster, will dress instead.
Here’s what the lines will look like:
Forward lines at warmup:
— Katie Brown (@katiebhockey) October 13, 2015
Hopefully Ovechkin’s personal issues are relatively minor. We’re sending the Captain our best wishes for whatever he’s dealing with.
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