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Can Ovechkin Be Stopped?

from Reed Albergotti of the Wall Street Journal,

If you want to win Olympic gold in men’s hockey, you’ll have to stop a scruffy, gap-toothed, trash-talking Russian named Alexander Ovechkin. Good luck.

Mr. Ovechkin, who plays wing for the Washington Capitals, has been confounding opponents in the National Hockey League for five years. Now, as the Olympic hockey tournament heads into its final rounds, the star of the Russian Federation team poses a problem of global proportions.


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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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