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Ovechkin to miss next game, could return Monday @NHLdotcom

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -Alex Ovechkin will miss the Washington Capitals' game at the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.

The NHL's reigning MVP is visiting his ailing grandfather in Russia.

Ovechkin also sat out Tuesday's game, ending his consecutive games streak at 203.

Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau says he thinks Ovechkin will be back for practice Monday.

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