Alexander Ovechkin leaves Capitals to be with grandfather in Russia

ARLINGTON, Va. - Alex Ovechkin will miss at least one game while in Russia to spend time with his ailing grandfather.The NHL's reigning MVP caught a flight home Monday morning and will sit out the Washington Capitals' game against the visiting Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
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