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Alex Ovechkin leaps into bench to avoid penalty

Capitals forward successfully dodges too-many-men minor by falling over boards @NHLdotcom

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WSH@LAK: Ovi jumps boards in unconventional change

Alex Ovechkin jumps over the boards to avoid a too many men on the ice penalty, but doesn't quite stick the landing

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Ovi incoming!

Alex Ovechkin had to get off the ice in order to avoid a penalty for too-many men, so he launched himself into the Washington Capitals bench during the third period of their game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center.

He didn't exactly stick the landing but he did dodge the minor infraction, so he earns a passing grade.

Ovechkin was held scoreless and had six shots on goal in the 4-2 loss.

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