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Alex Ovechkin's best position isn't always on the wing or the point. While the Washington Capitals forward is arguably the most explosive player left in the playoffs, his team's most advantageous location for him could be on the bench -- a place Ovechkin could again find himself affixed if his team pulls to a lead against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden in a decisive Game 7 on Wednesday night. "My role is still to score goals," Ovechkin said at the team's training facility on Tuesday. "Sometimes in different situations, you put in different guys out there. We win, we win. We lose, we lose. I think everybody wants to support each other no matter what. "Of course, sometimes, you get angry because you didn't play the last minutes (of a game). But, if it's good for the team, you have to eat it." Ovechkin played all of a minute, 58 seconds in the third period of Game 4 last Thursday as the Caps clung to a one-goal lead against the defending Stanley Cup champs. The Caps won that game, ...
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