Alex Ovechkin Out with Upper-Body Injury Against Flyers

ARLINGTON, Va. — Alex Ovechkin will miss the Washington Capitals’ game on Friday with an upper-body injury.

Coach Adam Oates said Thursday that Ovechkin would not make the trip for the game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Ovechkin was hurt when he crashed head-first into the goalie and net early in the first period of Monday’s loss to the Vancouver Canucks.

The Capitals have not revealed any details of Ovechkin’s injury, other to say it is not a concussion.

Oates said there’s “maybe” a chance Ovechkin will play in Saturday’s home game against the Florida Panthers.

Ovechkin has scored 10 goals, second in the league through Wednesday’s games.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS DC

D.C. Lottery Live
Follow and Like Us

Listen Live