With medical experts urging people to practice social distancing to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Alex Ovechkin chimed in on Saturday with an Instagram message from Nike.

The post is the Russian version of Nike's message posted earlier on Saturday in which saying "play inside, play for the world."

It has been just 10 days since the NHL season was paused due to the coronavirus outbreak, though it feels much longer than that. Hopefully we will have hockey back soon, but not until the coronavirus is finally in check and that won't happen without people heeding Ovechkin and Nike's message.

Stay at home and stay safe.

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