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Alexander Ovechkin Suspended 2 Games for Campbell Hit

By Deena Bustillo on
Alexander Ovechkin will be suspended from the NHL for 2 games after his hit on Brian Campbell during Sunday's game between the Capitals and the Blackhawks, according to BleacherReport.com. It looks like Campbell has a broken clavicle and ribs, and will likely be out the rest of the season after Ovechkin pushed him into the boards during the fierce game. The hit came late, and Campbell was in an odd position, and because of that the hit resulted in pretty nasty injuries. This is the second...Read Full Story

Canada Beats Russia 7-3 in Men's Hockey Quarterfinals

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Canada and Russia went at it today in the men's hockey quarterfinals, but it was a pretty one-sided game, much to the dismay of fans and players, we can imagine. The game was supposed to be a big deal: Sidney Crosby skating against Alexander Ovechkin with a medal on the line, and tons of national pride at stake. Instead, Russia lost 7-3. The Canadians dominated the game against Russia today. (Getty) A few minutes into the second period, Canada was beating Russia 6-1. Evgeny Nabakov was...Read Full Story

Canada Blows Russia Out of the Water in Men's Hockey Quarterfinals

By Deena Bustillo on
The Olympics quarterfinal game between Russia and Canada was supposed to be huge: Sidney Crosby up against Alexander Ovechkin, a medal on the line, and lots of fierce hockey. Instead, it was a hugely one-sided game with lots of disappointements. Going into the third period, Canada was beating Russia 7-3. The Canadians dominated the game against Russia today. (Getty) A few minutes into the second period, Canada was beating Russia 6-1. Corey Perry had scored two goals, while the Russians...Read Full Story

Hockey Heats Up: Alexander Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesAlexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby will be skating against each other today in an Olympic quarterfinal game between Russia and Canada. These NHL rivals, and the arguably best hockey players in the league, will have a showdown today on the world stage -- and it's going to be a fierce fight to the finish between them, especially. Hits could fly as they both desperately try to score for their teams, and their personal pride. Going into the Olympics, these guys were tied for 1st...Read Full Story

Sidney Crosby Vs. Alexander Ovechkin Preview

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesAlexander Ovechkin and his rival Sidney Crosby will play against each other this afternoon in the Olympic game between Russia and Canada. The two are arguably the best hockey players in the NHL, and are used to facing each other on the ice -- but not on the world stage. The game today will be a great show of skills and competition between these stars. Ovechkin is said to have the physical game and passion on his side, while Crosby also has the goal-scoring abilities, and is...Read Full Story

Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby Showdown

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesAlexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby, longtime NHL rivals and arguably the best players in the league will come face-to-face again this afternoon, but this time while playing their hearts out in pursuit of an Olympic medal. Ovechkin is Russia's star, while Crosby and the Canadians will be a great match. Going into the Olympics, these guys were tied for 1st place in number of goals scored during the first part of the NHL season. Ovechkin is said to have the physical game and...Read Full Story

Ovechkin Hit on Jagr [Video]

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Jaromir Jagr of Czech Republic battles for the puck is seen during the ice hockey men's preliminary game between against Russia on day 10 of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Canada Hockey Place on February 21, 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (Getty Images)more pics  Ovechkin's hit on Jagr today during the game between Russia and the Czech Republic added some excitement to the awesome Olympic hockey game this afternoon. Ovechkin just trucked Jagr, who landed flat on his back before he shook it...Read Full Story

Is Alexander Ovechkin Better Than Sidney Crosby?

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The two biggest names, and rivals, at the Olympics and in the NHL are arguably Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby. Both guys are awesome goal scoarers and all-around great hockey players, and as hockey heats up in Vancouver, people are wondering who the better player is. Ovechkin is playing for the Russians in Vancouver and skates for the Washington Capitals in the NHL, while Crosby is skating for Canada at the Games and is the captain for the Pittsburgh Penguins during the rest of the...Read Full Story

Jaromir Jagr Slammed by Ovechkin [Video]

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Jaromir Jagr of the Czech Republic got slammed by Alexander Ovechkin of Russia today in the Olympic hockey game. The big check directly led to Russia's third goal of the game, and added fuel to their fire. Ultimately the Russians nabbed the win 4-2. After Jagr was trucked by Ovechkin, Alexander Semin passed the puck to Evgeni Malkin, who easily scored. Ovechkin didn't get any goals during the game, surprisingly, but he helped his team with some nice hits. It was a gritty game, and Malkin...Read Full Story

Russia Vs. Czech Republic Hockey Update

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The Russia vs. Czech Republic hockey game is underway, with the Russian team winning 2-1, as the end of the second period nears. The scorers for the Russian team were Evgeni Malkin  and Viktor Kozlov. Tomas Plekanec scored for the Czech team. The game hasn't yet seen a goal from star player Alexander Ovechkin on the Russian team, but there's still plenty left in the game. So far, there have been 6 penalty calls, and lots of great skating from the guys.The highly anticipated next men's...Read Full Story