Alex Ovechkin is mostly man, but he's also partly truck. At 6'3", 230 lbs., any collision with him, whether he initiates it or the other guy does, is going to hurt. Badly.
This is a lesson that teammate Jack Hillen learned the hard way Tuesday night in the Washington Capitals all-important game versus the Los Angeles Kings. In overtime, with Hillen carrying the puck through the middle of the ice and gaining speed, Ovechkin turned back, so as to join the rush.
But Ovechkin misjudged where he was, badly, and the defender collided with the Capitals' captain in a scary scene at the Verizon Center: