Playoff hockey is here. And the defending Stanley Cup champions Washington Capitols are facing the Carolina Hurricanes. And a rookie on the Carolina Hurricanes named Andrei Svechnikov who is only 19 years old made a (pun intended) rookie mistakes and knocked down Alexander Ovechkin. And he paid for it dearly as the two squared off immediately after.
— Sports ON Tap (@SONTHighlights) April 16, 2019
Here’s a slow motion version of it:
— tnsports (@tnsports) April 15, 2019
Playoff fights are rare. So to get a treat like this especially with Alex Ovechin is pretty damn cool.