Alex Ovechkin Welcomes Erik Karlsson To The Rivalry With Massive Hit

Published October 13, 2023 at 9:34 PM
BY TYLER BALL
     
The Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins have had a brutal rivalry ever since Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin both entered the league. Today a new star was exposed to this rivalry.

Ovechkin Welcomes Karlsson To Rivalry



Halfway through the first matchup between the Penguins and Capitals Alex Ovechkin decided to welcome Erik Karlsson to Pittsburgh and the rivalry that comes with the Capitals. He found Karlsson in open ice and laid a massive hit.

Alex Ovechkin just CRANKED Erik Karlsson


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Alex Ovechkin out of nowhere to hit Erik Karlsson hard at center ice

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Ovechkin lowers the boom on Erik Karlsson.


While Ovechkin got his big hit in Erik Karlsson seems to be getting the last laugh. The Penguins are currently up 3-0 with goals from Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. Karlsson also has an assist on the night.

This rivalry will be so fun to watch this season as both teams chase the playoffs and one last Stanley Cup run.

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