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Toews: Ovi suspension sends message

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Kane, Toews Visit SportsCenter (5:23)

Blackhawks stars Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews visit SportsCenter and chat with Neil Everett about the Olympics, the team's current struggles and Alex Ovechkin's hit on Brian Campbell (5:23)

Jonathan Toews said suspending a star like the Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin for his hit on Toews' Chicago Blackhawks teammate Brian Campbell sends a message throughout the NHL.

"It's not fun to see [Campbell] out and taking the losing end of a hit like that," Toews said on Monday during a visit to the SportsCenter set in Los Angeles with teammate Patrick Kane. "I have a lot of respect for a guy like Ovechkin, but if you make an example with a player like him it sends a message to the players across the league to be a little bit smarter in situations like that."

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