Alex Ovechkin gets checked head first into the boards by Gregory Campbell

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In the dwindling minutes of tonight’s game with the Boston Bruins, Gregory Campbell ran Alex Ovechkin headfirst into the boards. As Bruce Boudreau said in the post game press conference, “if [Ovi] doesn’t duck his head, he could have been seriously hurt.”

Alex was thankfully uninjured on the play. His response was characteristic and appropriate: fury.

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