Alex Ovechkin says he’d rather play in Russia than take a big pay cut and return to the NHL.
Alex Ovechkin is at it again. After shattering a pane of glass in Saturday’s game against Atlant Moscow, the Capitals captain pounded NHL commissioner Gary Bettman with a verbal body check.
The other day, before heading home to Minnesota, Capitals forward Matt Hendricks applauded Don Fehr for his sharp negotiating tactics and his ability to explain complicated financial proposals in
To the players, the NHL lockout has become more about principle than about percentages.
It’s about owners honoring the contracts under which the players agreed to play.