The Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin is playing for Russia in the IIHF World Championships and had to be helped off the ice after taking this hip check to his knee.
According to reporters on the scene, Ovechkin was taken away in ambulance. So things are… not good.
Alex Ovechkin has been taken off in an ambulance. Evaluation still pending, but according to inside info, "it's pretty bad". #Caps
— Slava Malamud (@SlavaMalamud) May 18, 2014