Washington Capitals center Alex Ovechkin will be available for Sunday’s game against the Florida Panthers when he skates in the National Hockey League game against Washington, according to team officials.
Oveichkin is scheduled to start the game at RFI Stadium against the Detroit Red Wings at 3:00 p.m.
ET on Sunday.
He was not available for Wednesday’s game in Columbus against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Capitals play the Columbus Blues on Sunday at 7:00 pm ET, followed by the Boston Bruins on Thursday at 7 pm ET and the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday at 7 p..m ET.
Ovi is not expected to play against any of the other Eastern Conference teams.