Alex Ovechkin Gets In Trouble

Ovechkin Benched For Over Sleeping

Apparently even professional athletes have problems waking up in the morning.

Alex Ovechkin was benched for one game against the San Jose Sharks after he was late to practice because he overslept.

Originally, it was only known that Ovechkin would not be playing because of “personal reasons”.

Read Through The Article And Watch The Video Of Ovechkin Being Interviewed Here: 

The Washington Capitals captain told reporters Wednesday that was benched by head coach Barry Trotz when he showed up late to Tuesday’s morning skate.

Ovechkin said he had accidentally programmed his alarm for 8:30 p.m. instead of 8:30 a.m.

“It was an honest mistake,” Trotz told reporters after Wednesday’s practice, which did include Ovechkin. “We have certain accountability rules.”

Without Ovechkin in the lineup, the Capitals were shut out 5-0 by the San Jose Sharks at home.

Source: Sportsnet

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