Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up

Video: Ovechkin with an illegal check to the head of Hjalmarsson

Alex Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin


Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, who rarely passes up an opportunity to throw a big hit, caught Blackhawks’ defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson with a high hit during the first period Friday night.

Ovechkin was assessed a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head on the play.

Follow @dcmahiban