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Pens' Gonchar out after knee-to-knee hit

Updated: May 8, 2009, 11:15 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh defenseman Sergei Gonchar has an undisclosed injury that occurred when he was leveled Friday night by a knee-to-knee hit by Capitals star Alex Ovechkin that several Penguins players called a dirty play.

The Penguins revealed no details afterward about the injury, but several of their players believe Ovechkin went out of his way to attempt to hurt his former Russian Olympic teammate.

Ovechkin denied that, but also said he is uncertain if he will be fined ...

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