KHL schedule 2012: Alex Ovechkin and Dynamo Moscow in action on Monday

Justin K. Aller

Profiling the Kontinental Hockey League's schedule for Monday.

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and the rest of his Kontinental Hockey League club, Dynamo Moscow, will be in action on Monday when they face Dinamo Riga.

Dynamo currently holds sole possession of first place in the KHL's Western Conference with 42 points (the most in the KHL) and sit two points ahead of their closest competitor, CSKA Moscow. Ovechkin has produced at a point per game clip while with Dynamo, registering 14 points (six goals, eight assits) since returning to Russia.

While CSKA is off on Monday, the third place team in the Western Conference, SKA Saint Petersburg, will be in action against Spartak Moscow. New Jersey Devils star Ilya Kovalchuk is the captain of SKA and is finding success in the KHL as he is currently tied for the team lead in goals with eight and has registered 22 points in 13 games played.

Here is the rest of the KHL's schedule for Monday:

Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk vs. Lokomotiv Yaroslavl
AK Bars Kazan vs. Atlant Moscow Region
Slovan Bratislava vs. Amur Khabarovsk
Lev Praha vs. Metallurg Novokuznetsk

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