Andy McDonald Says Skipping All-Star Game A "Classless Move" For Alex Ovechkin

Wednesday January 25th, 2012

St. Louis Blues forward Andy McDonald called Alex Ovechkin’s decision to sit out the NHL All-Star Game a “classless move” on Twitter today.

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Ovechking announced yesterday that he would not take part in the All-Star game festivities. His decision came just days after the NHL decided to suspend him for three games due to a hit in the back on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek.

McDonald served as an NHL All-Star in 2007 for the Anaheim Ducks. In three games played this season he has two assists and two penalty minutes served.

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