Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/10/12
Alex Ovechkin has had statistically his worst season since first entering the NHL in 2005. Bruins sophomore forward Tyler Seguin actually tallied more points (Seguin 67, Ovechkin 65) than the two-time Hart trophy winner (MVP) this season. But don't be fooled by the underwhelming numbers, Ovechkin remains one of the most dominant and fear-inducing forwards in all of hockey. Boston's defensive pairing of Zdeno Chara and Dennis Seidenberg will be tasked with shutting down the steam-rolling winger, during the Bruins first-round play series against the Capitals. Chara has found success against Ovechkin in the past, holding the 26-year-old forward to...

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