It’s official! St. Louis will host 2020 NHL All-Star Game

It’s official! St. Louis will host 2020 NHL All Star Game	 	 	 			Enterprise Center

It’s official! St. Louis will host 2020 NHL All Star Game Enterprise Center

It's not clear when Ovechkin's suspension will apply.

Ovechkin has announced he's not injured, he simply wants to get some rest so he can best perform for his employer.

Rob Pizzo finally admits (reluctantly) that The Great 8 is the greatest goal scorer of all-time, and gives 9 reasons why.

The Washington Capitals star, who now tops the league scoring charts with 29 goals, was originally selected as the captain of the Metropolitan Division team for the All-Star Game, which takes place on January 26.

Per NHL rules, Ovechkin will be suspended for one game - either the final game before the break or the first game following the break - for missing the All-Star Game for non-injury reasons.

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Ultimately, the Sixers got the last laugh with a 119-113 win and the extra stuff becomes nothing more than a footnote. He surprised with a jump shot from just inside the three point line in the first quarter that missed. "I feel good.

Ovechkin was chosen as a captain by fan vote, joining Auston Matthews (Atlantic), Connor McDavid (Pacific) and Nathan MacKinnon (Central).

Russian ice hockey legend Alex Ovechkin will sit out the NHL All-Star Game in order to prepare his body for the rigors of the second half of the season.

The Capitals play 12 games in January leading up to the festivities, which begin with the annual skills competition on Jan. 25.

It had been an open secret for almost a week but now it's official: St. Louis will host the 2020 NHL All-Star Game! As a result of his absence, the Metropolitan division will have to name a new captain and replace Ovechkin on the roster.

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