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Alex Ovechkin, Like You, Says He Was Late For Work Because He Didn't Set His Alarm Correctly

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin wasn’t at Tuesday’s morning skate, and as a result, he didn’t play in the team’s game against the Sharks. The official explanation for the scratch: “personal reasons.” Today, Ovechkin blamed his alarm clock for the absence. He says he mixed up his a.m. and p.m.

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What a goof. The Capitals could have used him: San Jose blew them out, 5-0.

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