Mathieu Perreault was standing in front of the Capitals bench, seconds away from answering a question from Comcast Sportsnets Al Koken, when Alex Ovechkin gave him the shaving cream pie treatment.
Saying his heart is not there, Alex Ovechkin announced Monday that he will not be participating in NHL-Star Weekend Jan. 27-29 in Ottawa.
While bracing themselves for bad news on Alex Ovechkin the Capitals welcomed a burst of sunshine on an otherwise cloudy day.
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin went airborne just before leveling Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek with a body check on Sunday and as a result hell likely be slapped with a suspension by Brendan
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