NHL

Caps' Ovechkin misses 2nd straight game

11/02 4:42 PM

Washington forward Alex Ovechkin missed his second straight game with an upper-body injury when the Capitals played the Florida Panthers.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Washington forward Alex Ovechkin missed his second straight game with an upper-body injury when the Capitals played the Florida Panthers.

Ovechkin, who missed Friday's 7-0 victory at the Philadelphia Flyers, was hurt in Monday's loss at Vancouver when he slammed head-first into the goalie net.

The Capitals have not revealed the extent of Ovechkin's injury, other than to say it is not a concussion.

Entering Saturday, Ovechkin was tied for second in the NHL with 10 goals.


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