The Washington Capitals have confirmed that Alex Ovechkin suffered a hairline fracture in left foot in Game 6 against the New York Rangers.
According to a league source, Alex Ovechkin played Games 6 and 7 against the New York Rangers with a hairline fracture in his left foot.
Alex Ovechkin notched a goal and an assist in Russia's quarterfinal loss against the United States on Thursday.
Alex Ovechkin said he had some "bruises" but nothing that affected his performance in the Washington Capitals' opening-round series loss to the New York Rangers.
Alex Ovechkin will join Russia at the IIHF World Championships on Wednesday.
Alex Ovechkin put some of the blame on the league and its referees for the Capitals not making it out of the first round.
Alex Ovechkin was caught slamming his stick against the boards during Monday's 5-0 Game 7 loss to the New York Rangers.
Alex Ovechkin led the Capitals with five shots on goal Sunday, but was unable to find the back of the net in a 1-0 loss.
The Washington Capitals will trot out the same group of players against the New York Rangers in Game 6 on Sunday as they did in Game 5.
Superstar forward Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals is critical of the ice surface at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Alex Ovechkin has been named a finalist for the Hart Trophy.
Alex Ovechkin knows he has to better and that the Capitals' top line has to rebound from a disappointing two games in New York.
Alex Ovechkin was tabbed as a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award on Thursday.
Alex Ovechkin responded to Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh's assertion that he was tired in Game 3 on Monday.