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Ovechkin, Fleury engage in a little gamesmanship prior to Game 5

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Cup Final, Gm5: Marc-Andre Fleury takes a tap on the pads from Alex Ovechkin pregame, but gets his own shot at Ovechkin a few moments later

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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin and Vegas Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury engaged in a little gamesmanship during the warmup skate before Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Ovechkin tapped Fleury on the right leg pad as he skated by Fleury, who was stretching near the boards.

Fleury chased Ovechkin for a few strides, then skated away, but bided his time and got Ovechkin back minutes later, tapping him on the leg as he skated along the red line.

"I don't think this was choreographed," said NBC analyst Eddie Olczyk, who also pointed out that the two players have been in many battles together during Fleury's days with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Television cameras caught Ovechkin chuckling after Fleury got his revenge.

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