Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Ovechkin will forfeit $154,677.75. The money goes to the Players’ Emergency Assistance Fund.
Ovechkin will be eligible to play vs Habs on Feb. 4, 2012. Maria will start in new tournament in Thailand on Feb. 6, 2012.
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