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Mike Milbury calls out Alex Ovechkin: 'Eight-year-olds don't do this'

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Someone bring Ovi some ice.

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Feeling like it's been far too long since we've had a good Mike Milbury rant? Well you can be at ease tonight. Milbury has delivered.

The sometimes controversial yet always opinionated NBC commentator ripped into Alex Ovechkin during the second intermission of the Capitals game in Philadelphia tonight. The Capitals' star winger has had some well-publicized struggles finding the back of the net this season and his team has sat near the bottom of the league most of the year. So naturally he was right in Milbury's crosshairs.

Milbury has had some memorable outbursts before, but this has to rank among his all-time best.

Here's his rant:

And here's Ovechkin's rebuttal in the third period:

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