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Ovechkin had two goals, an assist, and eight shots in Washington's 6-5 shootout loss to San Jose.
Though he didn't tally a goal or assist in Thursday's season-opening loss to the Canadiens, Ovechkin turned in an active outing. He supplied four shots on goal and six hits in the shootout defeat.
Ovechkin scored two power-play goals during the Capitals' 5-4 win over the Bruins on Friday.
Head coach Barry Trotz is "leaning towards" having Ovechkin start the season at his former position of LW, Alex Prewitt of The Washington Post reports.
Ovechkin was involved in a minor car accident in Russia on Monday, Russian Machine Never Breaks reports.
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Alexander Radulov, who had a roller coaster relationship with current Capitals head coach Barry Trotz praised his former bench boss, Joe Yerdon of NBC Sports reports.
The Washington Capitals released a statement updating Ovechkin's condition and announced they are confident that Ovechkin "will be completely healthy prior to the start of training camp", reports.
Ovechkin (knee) returned to the ice for Russia in their victory Thursday against France in the quarterfinals of the 2014 IIHF World Championship, the Associated Press reports.
Ovechkin (knee) will not play in Team Russia's final group game against Belarus, TSN reports.
Ovechkin was able to walk on his own without the aid of crutches after leaving the Russian team's game against Germany in the IIHF World Championships on Sunday, Slava Malamud of Sport-Express.ru reports. The Russian team doctor said that Ovechkin was feeling "better than expected."