The first period of Monday’s Caps-Knights game was not a good one for Washington, but at least we got this mondo check from Alex Ovechkin on his old teammate Nate Schmidt.
Ovechkin comes rushing up the boards, but Schmidt backs off. Ovechkin loops around and quickly deposits Schmidt into his own bench.
gr8 hits n8 pic.twitter.com/RzAFG35zic
— NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) February 17, 2020
Vegas defender Jon Merrill helps Schmidt up with a look of concern on his face, but no worries: Schmidt was smiling on his very next shift.
The two shared a laugh later in the period.
Alex Ovechkin and Nate Schmidt share a laugh after Ovi deposited the former Capital into the Golden Knights bench with a big hit pic.twitter.com/0uSEE88A4B
— Ian Oland (@ianoland) February 17, 2020
So that was nice. Now maybe some good hockey?
Headline photo courtesy of NBC Sports Washington
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