Found January 28, 2012 on The Last Angry Fan:
OK, so more than likely Ovechkin isn’t really hanging with these fellas, instead just taking the time to pose with them after they found him wandering on a Miami beach.  But that’s just assuming that Ovie has a higher class of friends than these guys.  I could be wrong—I mean, he is wearing camo shorts after all. Hard to blame Ovechkin for bailing on the NHL All-Star Game, even if his reasoning is questionable. Given the option of spending three days in January in the sunny clime of Miami versus the frigid city that is the capital of Canada, the warm weather and bikini-clad babes will win out every time. [image via]

Alex Ovechkin Enjoying Miami Beach Instead Of All-Star Festivities

Alex Ovechkin told the NHL he wouldn’t be attending the all-star game in Ottawa this weekend because, “My heart is not there. I got suspended, so why I have to go there?” At least the man is of his word and understands that Miami Beach is a much better option in January. A couple different groups of 20-somethings, including GiddyBang, yesterday took photos with the Russian...

Fan Yells "Where's Ovechkin?" During NHL All-Star Fantasy Draft (Video)

Last night, the NHL hosted the All Star Fantasy Draft where players selected to play for either "Team Chara" or "Team Alfredsson". One player that couldn't be selected was Capitals Alexander Ovechkin who sitting the All-Star game due to injury. During the draft, one fan decided to ask where he was and captain Henrik Lundquist didn't know either:

Alex Ovechkin Is Making A Cameo In ‘Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds In Paradise’ Remake? (Pic)

My first question would be: why are they doing a remake of the sequel to Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds In Paradise before doing a remake of the original? Because I am dying to see who they will cast as Betty Childs. I guess it’s probably because .38 Special really needs the money. Second [...]

All-Star Weekend: Forget Alexander Ovechkin, Patrick Kane emerges as skills competition star

When Alexander Ovechkin decided to skip the 2012 All-Star weekend, it seemed the skills competition would be jeopardized. Who could possibly replace this? Patrick Kane. How could I forget? You probably have seen it already. But let’s check it out again: The Superman cape wasn’t the most original, but the Clark Kent glasses made it his own. Perhaps Kane was just...

Alyonka Larionov Getting Destroyed By NHL All-Star Draft Viewers

We’ll have more on this tomorrow, but quickly, NHL All-Star Draft viewers are unloading on Alyonka Larionov who is getting her big TV break as a social media sideline reporter tonight. Her dad is Igor, the famous Russian who had huge success in the NHL with Detroit. Alyonka, once the arm candy of Alex Ovechkin, has been working her way up the hockey media landscape & viewers...

NHL All-Stars react to Alex Ovechkin's decision to skip event

OTTAWA — As a suspended player, Alex Ovechkin didn't want to be a distraction at NHL All-Star weekend. He succeeded in avoiding that role and the bevy of questions that would have inevitably come with his appearance in Ottawa, but that didn't mean his absence wasn't a topic of conversation. ...

NHL's best get together for annual Skills Competition

Alex Ovechkin has owned the Breakaway Challenge since the event's inception a few years ago, but with the Washington Capitals star pulling out of the league's All-Star Game, some new faces will get a chance at the title.

NHL Hockey Lines For the 2012 All Star Game

NHL All-Star Odds: Team Alfredsson Battles Team Chara in NHL All-Star Game More than three dozen of the NHL’s best players will descended on Ottawa Thursday night for the All-Star Draft, and Bovada has all the action covered from the selections to the skills competition to the game itself. Unfortunately, Alex Ovechkin has pulled out of the game, so retribution won’t be coming...

No Sid? No problem: Plenty of NHL stars in Ottawa

Three first overall NHL draft picks. Two Sedin twins, Daniel and Henrik. And don't forget Pavel Datsyuk, who is regarded by his colleagues as one of the game's best all-around players. In the absence of Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin, the NHL's All-Star festivities in Ottawa this weekend aren't exactly bereft of talent. Instead, there are plenty enough stars gathered...

Game On

The puck has been dropped in Ottawa. Though Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin are both absent, Team Chara and Team Alfredsson are loaded with talent. Follow the All-Star Game right here.
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