Thread: Ovechkin
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01-14-2006, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Fingolfin
My problem with Ovechkin is that almost *all* of his big hits should be called for charging. The guy leaves his feet ALL THE TIME. His hit on Vishnevski tonight is a case in point. Look, I totally respect a guy who can score and hit, but I wish he'd cut the dirty crap out.

- Fin
yeah...I've found that he seems to always go for the big hit, and rarely(again, what I've seen) for the functional hit to knock someone off the puck.

Granted he's got weight to throw around...but he seems to use it solely when players offbalance and in postions where they're going to make a big splash.

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