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Remember when Alex Ovechkin said during the lockout that he was considering just staying in the KHL instead of returning to the Washington Capitals? He said it but not nobody hardly anybody thought twice about it dismissing it as nothing more than a very idle threat to gain some leverage for the players.
Although there might have been one person listening; Dynamo Moscow general director Andrey Safronov. Ovechkin come up with Dynamo Moscow and then joined them once again during the lockout and if Safronov had his way Ovi would be rejoining the team again soon.
Speaking at a fan function here's what Safronov had to say regarding the captain of the Capitals as quoted by ITAR-TASS in Russia and translated by Capitals blog Russian Machine Never Breaks.
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