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Famous Russian legionary NHL wanted to kill a teenager?

May 8 2009

Russian hockey player Alexander Ovechkin, striker Washington Capitals, had intended to kill 17-year-old resident of Pennsylvania. The incident caused serious scandal in the National Hockey League.

Now the Washington Capitals' lead to 2-1 in a semifinal playoff series in the Eastern Conference National Hockey League (NHL) with the Pittsburgh Penguins. According to police, a man posted in the guest book, "Pittsburgh" on its threat, which stated the following: "I kill Ovechkin, I'll sit in jail, but for me it is no longer important."

Law enforcement officers conducted a blitz investigation and identified the attacker - they found 17-year-old resident Chambersburga (Pennsylvania), whose name is in the interests of the investigation is not called. Was arrested a teenager, is not precisely known, but his laptop, through which the threat was posted, seized by the police.

Upon death threats Ovechkin's statements were made by both hockey club: they were told that all necessary authority were immediately notified about the threat of the league top scorer in the regular season, who scored in three playoff matches against the Penguins' five goals. Sam Alexander Ovechkin comment this incident has not yet returned.

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