|Ovechkin says broken left foot is healing well|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 16 June 2013 06:45|
The Washington Capitals' captain, who won his third Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP, sustained a hairline fracture in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the New York Rangers. He did not miss any time, playing in Game 7 the next night and then at the world championship days later.
Ovechkin says he knew something was wrong but said during a conference call Sunday he did not have an MRI until after playing for Russia in Stockholm.
Ovechkin played all 48 regular-season and seven playoff games for Washington, even though general manager George McPhee says he was playing through other injuries. He did not elaborate but said they were not serious.