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Ovechkin Should be Suspended

According to the Official NHL website, 50.1 Kneeing – Kneeing is the act of a player or goalkeeper leading with his knee and in some cases extending his leg outwards to make contact with his opponent. In game 4 of the Washington Capitals vs the Pittsburgh Penguins, Alexander Ovechkin did just that. He viciously kneed defenceman Serge Gonchar. I can’t read Ovechkin’s mind to know if he intended to hurt Gonchar, but I can look at the replay and see that he clearly and deliberately kneed him. As you can…
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