‘Imagine him in UFC!' WATCH Ovechkin KO reckless NHL rookie Svechnikov
Added 04-16-19 12:37:02am EST - “Alex Ovechkin has knocked out a rising NHL star Andrei Svechnikov with just a few powerful punches as things got heated between the Washington Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes during the latest Stanley Cup playoff round.” - Rt.com
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The first period of Game 3 of the first round playoff series saw some serious action between the two Russian stars playing in the NHL. Gloves were dropped at the ninth minute after 19-year-old Svechnikov apparently provoked the captain of the Washington Capitals to lose his temper.
You know what they say..."Precision beats power, and timing beats speed." https://t.co/DIVeG9guz9
While the forward for the Carolina Hurricanes managed to swing a few hooks in Ovi's direction, the much more experienced Washington Capitals winger dropped Svechnikov with a few direct blows with his hard right. The Barnaul native stayed on the ice for a few minutes before being led off the ring by his teammates.
Both players received five-minute penalties for fighting, and Svechnikov was ultimately barred from returning. Despite his early exit, Carolina won the game 5-0. Washington, however, still leads the series 2-1.
You know what they say...— UFC (@ufc) April 16, 2019
"Precision beats power, and timing beats speed." https://t.co/DIVeG9guz9
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