Russian team claims it still owns rights to Ovechkin
WASHINGTON -- Alexander Ovechkin's former Russian team is trying to get him back.
Dynamo Moscow wants a U.S. court to enforce a Russian arbitrator's ruling that it still owns the rights to the No. 1 overall pick in the 2004 NHL draft.
Ovechkin leads the Capitals with 15 goals -- no one else has more than four -- and 21 points. He leads NHL rookies in goals and ranks second in points.
In July, Ovechkin met a deadline to opt out of his 2005-06 contract with another ...
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