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Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Alex Ovechkin returns to D.C. after trip to Moscow for uncle’s funeral

Alex Ovechkin tweeted today that he’s back in Washington after a quick trip to Moscow for his uncle’s funeral:

its was hard back to moscow,but its life....happy to be back!!!!

The Capitals captain flew home to Russia on Tuesday, the day after his father’s brother passed away. The team had said he would be back in time for tomorrow’s opener against Carolina.

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