By Ian Oland
Alex Ovechkin is a big rig. And 6-foot-9-inch Zdeno Chara is nicknamed The Big Z.
So physics demands that when these two big humans meet, there is a lot of force involved. And that happened during the first period.
In the neutral zone, the two future Hall of Famers fought for a loose puck. Chara ended up in the Caps bench.
Ovechkin gives Chara a shove and… up and over Chara goes!
I can’t stop watching this.
Chara is literally the last person on Earth I thought could be checked into the bench, but Ovi’s capable of anything I guess.
Check out Chara’s eyes.
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😮 Whoa! @capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin flips @nhlbruins captain Zdeno Chara over the boards and onto the #Capitals bench during tonight's game. Chara is the @NHL's tallest player ever, standing 6 feet, 9 inches. 📷: @apnews / Elise Amendola #Bruins #BostonBruins #Chara #WASvsBOS #NHL #hockey
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Tom Wilson also had a beef with Chara earlier in the game. I love it. Two hosses just being angry.
Zdeno Chara and Tom Wilson getting acquainted with each other pic.twitter.com/d0CTveXprf
— Ian Oland (@ianoland) January 11, 2019
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