Ovechkin returns to ice after injury scare at Capitals scrimmage
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Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin returned to the ice shortly after an injury scare during a team scrimmage on Monday.

The sniper initially went down in pain and was unable to put weight on his left leg as teammates helped him to the locker room, according to NHL.com's Tom Gulitti.

However, Ovechkin was back on the ice a short time later and appeared to be moving around just fine.

It's been a tough start to the week for Ovi, who told reporters following the skate that he injured his nose after falling off his bike on Sunday.

The 33-year-old is entering his 15th NHL season with the Capitals and is just 42 goals shy of reaching 700 for his career.

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Ovechkin returns to ice after injury scare at Capitals scrimmage
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