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Ovechkin situation a bit murky

By now, we’ve all seen the “push” from behind that Alexander Ovechkin delivered upon Brian “Soupy” Campbell on Sunday.  Ovechkin received five for boarding, a game misconduct and an automatic ejection.  Campbell received a broken clavicle and broken ribs and will miss the remainder of the season.  It’s also believed that he has suffered a grade 2 concussion.  This is Ovechkin’s third game misconduct of the season and his second for boarding, but contrary to public opinion, it does NOT carry a mandatory suspension.  We will, though, get to see what Colin Campbell is made of after playing his “consistency” card last week.

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