“It’s hockey ))) hahaha,” Ovechkin wrote in the tweet shortly after leaving practice. Once doctors had closed the wound Ovechkin shared a photo of his newly mended chin. “After hockey!! 22 stitches hahaha )))”
Ovechkin is currently riding a six-game point streak (six goals, four assists) and has scored in five of those contests.
And here are the before and after tweets of Ovechkin’s chin.