Originally written February 05, 2013 on Fox - The Hockey Guy:
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To good news for Washington Capitals winger Alex Ovechkin: Capitals coach Adam Oates in playing with offensive players again, Wojtek Wolski and Mike Ribeiro.The bad news: Oates really wants to see what he can do at right wing, where Ovechkin isn’t as comfortable. Alex has yet to score an even-strength goal this season.At least he got busy offensively during Washington’s grim 6-3 loss to the Penguins. He earned lots of good scoring chances in that game.“If I don’t have the chances, I say, ‘Okay, what’s wrong with me? What’s stopping me?’” Ovechkin told the Washington Post Tuesday “But last two games, last three games, I have chances. I have opportunities, especially against Pittsburgh. I feel like I have really good chances to score. Sometimes I have to be more concentrate on the puck . . . A couple times the rebound right there and my stick was high.”Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel is going through the same thing. He hasn’t scored a goal, period, in nine games this season. The Cap
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