Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin did not practice this morning.
The Washington Post reports a team spokesman said Ovechkin is not hurt but there has been speculation that Ovechkin

has been bothered by a minor leg injury. Star players Mike Green and Alexander Semin are skating.
Bruce Bodreau on Ovechkin missing practice
“He’ll be practicing tomorrow, okay,” Boudreau said. “Sometimes his body gets beat up because he plays so much. He just plays a lot. So he needs a little bit more rest than other guys. So he’s just resting today.”