After training at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday, Alex Ovechkin met with the media to discuss the upcoming knockout round match against arch-rivals Pittsburgh Penguins.
Immediately after the Capitals Game 6 On Monday, Ovechkin beat the Columbus Blue Jackets and said he could not wait to play the penguins in the second round. He explained these comments on Wednesday.
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"It's just fun," said Ovechkin. "That's why we work so hard all year to be in that position, obviously you want to play the first, second, third and fourth rounds, it's tough, it's a big challenge for us, especially against Pittsburgh It always gives a lot of attention to this series, and it's fun. "
In the course of the interview, he was asked several variations of the same question:" Why is this year different? "
Ovechkin's first answer adds up to our feelings Bring perfection. "I do not know," he said. "One day it has to happen."
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