Ovechkin Says Critics Can 'Close Their Mouths'

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Ovechkin Says Critics Can 'Close Their Mouths'
Paul Bereswill/Getty Images

The “MVP” chants began late in the second period when Alex Ovechkin set up Nicklas Backstrom for a go-ahead goal. They resurfaced, this time louder and stronger, in the final minute of the game when Ovechkin blasted a slapshot into an empty net, the exclamation point on a Southeast Division-clinching 5-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets.

Follow Washington Capitals from B/R on Facebook

Follow Washington Capitals from B/R on Facebook and get the latest updates straight to your newsfeed!

Washington Capitals

Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.