Andy McDonald Says Skipping All-Star Game A “Classless Move” For Alex Ovechkin
St. Louis Blues forward Andy McDonald called Alex Ovechkin’s decision to sit out the NHL All-Star Game a “classless move” on Twitter today.
classless move by @ovi8 "opting" out of NHL Allstar Game—
Andy McDonald (@10_AMac) January 25, 2012
Ovechking announced yesterday that he would not take part in the All-Star game festivities. His decision came just days after the NHL decided to suspend him for three games due to a hit in the back on Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Zbynek Michalek.
McDonald served as an NHL All-Star in 2007 for the Anaheim Ducks. In three games played this season he has two assists and two penalty minutes served.