Alex Ovechkin Crushes Jaromir Jagr

Feature Image Ovechkin Jagr 560x226Alex Ovechkin just made the hit of the Olympic Tournament. As Jaromir Jagr of the Czech Republic skated through the middle, Russia‘s Ovechkin absolutely crushed him. The hit led to a turnover, and a 2 on 1 break with Alex Semin setting up Evgeni Malkin for the game winner. The play is definitely the highlight of the Olympic Hockey Tournament so far, and featured the current best player in the world demolishing the former best player in the world with a great open ice hit :

The video is a moving target, as we’ve had versions from three different countries get removed so far. This animated gif is hosted here, and isn’t going anywhere :

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Here is the latest version of the video, we’ll see how long this lasts :


Maybe NBC will eventually learn to embrace viral content and free promotion, rather than trying to squash it.

Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.
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