New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi said Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin hit him in the head first during a second-period collision, although Ovechkin disagreed when asked about the incident following the Caps' 3-2 win Saturday.
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Insider is looking at potential offseason fixes for every single NHL team. For the Canucks, they must find a shutdown guy on defense if they want to advance to that next tier -- namely, representing the West in the Cup finals.