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Alex Ovechkin injures right leg

Updated: May 19, 2014, 9:59 PM ET
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MINSK, Belarus -- Alex Ovechkin will miss at least one game at the ice hockey world championships after sustaining a right leg injury during Russia's game against Germany on Sunday.

The star forward needed hospital treatment Sunday after taking a hit to his right knee from Marcus Kink midway through the third period. He stayed on the ice for several minutes before heading off with help from others.

The International Ice Hockey Federation says Ovechkin will miss Russia's final group ...

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