Alex Ovechkin is the link and target meter. He is also a sign.
Early in the first period, Ovechkin missed a huge check on Dougie Hamilton and curled to the ice.
That's how he played it.
Ovechkin pats his wings against the Carolina Hurricanes' bench as a chicken. It's likely in response to a Canes player's scream.
"He is trying to run over Hamilton and Hamilton is moving," NBCSN analyst Keith Jones said on break. "Here's Ovechkin's fun. The chicken dancing goes. He has a big smile on the bench and it's never good for the resistance."
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