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Alex Ovechkin talks lockout, KHL

Updated: September 18, 2012, 8:12 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Monday marked just Day 2 of the NHL lockout, but Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin thinks the standoff between the league and its players may last much longer.

Ovechkin told Sovetsky Sport, a Russian daily newspaper, that he thinks the lockout may last an entire year. And if that happens, Ovechkin said he will spend that time in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League.

"If the league (NHL) continues to insist on their (demands), then it will take a full year. That's because ...

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