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No concussion for Alex Ovechkin

Updated: October 30, 2013, 7:45 PM ET
Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Alex Ovechkin is nursing an upper-body injury.

The Washington Capitals forward missed practice Wednesday after the team returned from a West Coast road trip.

Coach Adam Oates says he thinks Ovechkin was hurt in the first period of Monday's loss to Vancouver. Ovechkin remained in the game.

Oates says Ovechkin is feeling "sore" but declined to elaborate on the nature of the injury, other than to say it is not a concussion.

Oates says it's too early to ...

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