Vote: Should Alex Ovechkin play Tuesday?
Alex Ovechkin was back on the ice Monday, practicing and saying he was "ready to go" for Tuesday night's game against Carolina.
Meanwhile, Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau said after practice that Ovechkin skated well and may be back by the end of the week.
What do you think, puckheads? Should Ovechkin return Tuesday or should he rest for more games? Vote here.
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