Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/9/14
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The fans at Madison Square Garden did it during every period of Monday's Game 2 between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals -- without fail and at the top of their lungs. As the clock ticked down toward the 8-minute mark of each period, the crowd would bustle with anticipation, waiting with bated breath. And when it reached 8:10, the countdown started, a gleeful chorus, like nearby Times Square on New Year's Eve. Then, when the timer hit 8:00, the Blueshirts faithful began their risque chant in unison, offering their salty nod at the Capitals' No. 8, Alex Ovechkin. "Ovie sucks! Ovie sucks!" And through more than 100 minutes of the Eastern Conference semifinals, the two-time Hart Trophy winner Ovechkin did little to shut them up. Often glued to the bench under his defensive-minded head coach, Dale Hunter, the brash offensive whiz Ovechkin had limited opportunities and even less luck putting his stamp on a game or a series this postseason. But late Monday night, tha...
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