Alexander Ovechkin Suspended Two Games For Knee-To-Knee Hit On Tim Gleason


Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin was suspended two games by the NHL for his knee-to-knee hit Monday on Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Tim Gleason. Ovechkin was given a major penalty and game misconduct — the second time in three games he was ejected — on the hit, and both he and Gleason were hurt on the play. Gleason returned to action, while Ovechkin has been listed day-to-day by Washington.