GIF: Zdeno Chara Skates Into Alex Ovechkin's Stick

Note to NHL players: if you allow Zdeno Chara to skate into your stick, you will receive a four-minute penalty. Just ask Alex Ovechkin. Moving pictures after the jump:

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This was clearly unintentional -- Ovechkin isn't even looking at Chara as he comes charging in -- but still, Ovie probably shouldn't have been waving his stick around so high in the first place. What funny is that if Chara weren't so freaking huge, the stick probably would have cleared his head. Instead, he's a 6-foot-9 giant, so he took it square on the bridge of his nose. Needless to say, it left a mark:

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