GOTTA SEE IT: Alex Ovechkin Launches Zdeno Chara Into Capitals’ Bench

  • Published on Jan 11, 2019
  • Watch as Alex Ovechkin lines up Zdeno Chara perfectly and sends the massive Bruins’ defenseman into the Washington Capitals’ bench.
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Comments • 293

  • PEN 15
    PEN 15 Month ago

    kangaroo-herdin' canadian

  • Jen L.
    Jen L. Month ago

    The best video i've seen recently lol

  • Charles Crowell
    Charles Crowell 4 months ago

    Ass over teakettle!

  • GuelphRacing
    GuelphRacing 4 months ago +3

    Hey random person scrolling down the comments..
    Have a wonderful day

  • Julia Hancock
    Julia Hancock 4 months ago


    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago

      Julia Hancock GOD DAMN CAT POOP

  • Mike 17
    Mike 17 5 months ago

    Tree falls onto Caps bench.

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago


  • Tyler Shoemaker
    Tyler Shoemaker 5 months ago

    I think the ref needs to give Marchand a penalty for this.

  • tintinmax
    tintinmax 5 months ago

    They are both legends

  • Runningdaggersv2
    Runningdaggersv2 5 months ago

    Ovi barely touched chara, Chara tripped.

  • Can I Get 5000 Subscribers With Only One Video?

    I watch hockey i am a true canadian

  • Burner 1415
    Burner 1415 5 months ago +1

    Chara almost went IN the bench

  • Parham Ghobadi
    Parham Ghobadi 5 months ago

    Damn he wants a fight

  • Rusty Hustler
    Rusty Hustler 5 months ago

    Ovies such a beast so glad he won a cup

  • Ragin Pooh
    Ragin Pooh 5 months ago

    Chara’s grin at Ovie after that was priceless. 😆

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago

      Oh ya ikr if I were given the chance I would pay nothing for that!

  • Dennis Mauricio TV
    Dennis Mauricio TV 5 months ago

    Ovi doing ovi things

  • Стас Стасов
    Стас Стасов 5 months ago +1


  • R.C. M.G
    R.C. M.G 5 months ago

    That was entertaining

  • Sonny Jacobs
    Sonny Jacobs 5 months ago

    Strait beast

  • pollutedcrimson
    pollutedcrimson 5 months ago


  • Kevin North
    Kevin North 5 months ago +1

    Chara's waist is above the bench so it's easier to fall in......Not an impressive hit

  • Danny G
    Danny G 5 months ago

    One of these days someone is really going to level that punk ass O-vadg-Skin .. His time is coming .. .. I await a Bruin answer

  • Arsenic c
    Arsenic c 5 months ago

    People don't realize that's Ovi clone the real Ovi is still partying.

  • Wltrs _srtlW
    Wltrs _srtlW 5 months ago

    Chara looks like he was laughing when he got back up haha

    KAWAHI LEONARD 5 months ago +1

    The commentator is like I think he got a little boost from some capital on the bench.. Lol shuuutuppp ovi a beast

      KAWAHI LEONARD 4 months ago

      Natalie LOL... I'm new to instagram... I have videos of me.. Also I mentioned snap first so I could snap and you'd know I'm real 🤣. Anyways whtv 🤷‍♂️.. Not like people know 1k plus people on their instagram anyways.. It's just a number for show.... But lol I could understand where you're coming from tho or your friend regarding the followers.

      KAWAHI LEONARD 4 months ago

      Natalie I pretty much worked then came home ate and then messaged here LOL nothing much.

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago

      Deceived Society Ok chill. It was fine. I hanged out w my bf’s sister Laela. Hbu

      KAWAHI LEONARD 4 months ago +1

      Natalie LMAOOO I asked how your day was not what your address was jheeze

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago +1

      Deceived Society I am actually in a relationship. I don’t cheat on anyone so stay AWAY YOU FREAK

  • JordanClothes
    JordanClothes 5 months ago


    • Steven Rivard
      Steven Rivard 5 months ago

      And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of the LORD your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed.

  • The Grumple
    The Grumple 5 months ago


  • Slaughter619
    Slaughter619 5 months ago +1


    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago


  • Thor Odinson
    Thor Odinson 5 months ago +1

    Well when your knees are the same height as the boards...

  • Tuk
    Tuk 5 months ago


  • Manu
    Manu 5 months ago

    how is this even in trendings

  • Steve White
    Steve White 5 months ago

    Ovi is a savage, all around the best player. He does it all, no matter what it is.

  • deonal
    deonal 5 months ago

    Love both of these guys, great NHL'ers!

  • randeep dhillon
    randeep dhillon 5 months ago

    lebron of the nhl

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago

      Bless your praised soul AMEN

  • Kory Blackburn
    Kory Blackburn 5 months ago

    OV just made the HULK very angry!!

  • F Maz
    F Maz 5 months ago

    Glad space agencies don't share Sportsnet definition of "launches", because a lot of people wouldn't be watching hockey in 4K anytime soon.

  • Shane Przybilla
    Shane Przybilla 5 months ago

    Chara was more like eww a Russian dont touch me

  • Fight King
    Fight King 5 months ago

    (Chara) a coke machine with legs, over the ledge.

  • Jemmy M
    Jemmy M 5 months ago +3

    At 0:29 the commentator sounded like he said cat poo

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago +1

      LOL someone who speaks my language!!

    • Evan Pyne
      Evan Pyne 5 months ago +1

      Jemmy M interesting inquiry

  • UncleAnaesthesia
    UncleAnaesthesia 5 months ago

    Impressive, but that would've never have happened if Chara were about 5-10 years younger.
    The dude wrestles bears for fun, a'ight?

  • Ashly Montoya
    Ashly Montoya 5 months ago

    Oh my gosh Have you ever seen this video of Alex Ovechkin launches Zdeno Chara into Capitals bench!!!!!!!!!!!!! I never seen this before!!!!!!!!!!

  • eric Gallant
    eric Gallant 5 months ago +4

    It’s not that impressive it’s a simple lever. With Chara having all that weight way up high and the pivot point (the edge of the boards) being so low on his body he should rotate around rather easily

    • Taval Dacres
      Taval Dacres 5 months ago

      It's a sportsnet highlight video not a physics theory class

  • T C
    T C 5 months ago +1

    I don't know how this appeared in my feed, haven't watched hockey for over 10 years cause the canadians suck. But feels good to see people be violent to that goodoll Chara

  • FN Anderson
    FN Anderson 5 months ago +1

    I swear ive done this in "NHL 14" for the ps3. And btw i just farted.

  • Sean C
    Sean C 5 months ago

    Ha ha ha! FTW Ovie.

  • Todd Hoover
    Todd Hoover 5 months ago +1

    It's was a great game, Wilson an Chara, Ovi an Chara battled all Night

  • Shayne Richter
    Shayne Richter 5 months ago +1

    OV best player in the game right now scores hits does eveything for that team just a bull plays the game the right way hard

  • Arman Andre
    Arman Andre 5 months ago

    Ya Ovi is a big boi

  • liveclassictunes
    liveclassictunes 5 months ago

    Stralman's got balls running Wilson from behind... I'm sure Wilson won't forget it...

  • William Cumby
    William Cumby 5 months ago

    33 dislikes haha

  • shmeek07
    shmeek07 5 months ago

    Big deal... it was a push over not a hit

  • Michael Ting
    Michael Ting 5 months ago

    With that center of gravity, this should happen way more

    • Steven Rivard
      Steven Rivard 5 months ago

      Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart.

  • Real Brian Fantana
    Real Brian Fantana 5 months ago

    0:05 Ovie how not to play defense

  • Hockey123
    Hockey123 5 months ago

    This is a great hit, but chara is 6’9 so I assume it would be relatively easy to knock him over the boards, especially when you are ovechkins size

  • joe nobody
    joe nobody 5 months ago


  • Quinn Clayton
    Quinn Clayton 5 months ago +1

    Just giving his boys their late Christmas present!

  • Кирилл Д
    Кирилл Д 5 months ago +1

    Саша красавчик, пленных не берет :)))))

  • cobrafan427
    cobrafan427 5 months ago +1

    Never see Sid or McDavid do that ☕️🐸

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago

      Me neither *phew* not the only one

  • Павел Захаров
    Павел Захаров 5 months ago +5

    Случайно опрокинул 2-х метрового малыша...

  • Jonathan Brug II
    Jonathan Brug II 5 months ago +1

    I love that Chara smiled lol

  • MKNewsLIVE
    MKNewsLIVE 5 months ago +1

    Ovechkin, a man of the people

  • Chocolate Moose
    Chocolate Moose 5 months ago

    What a legend rofl

  • Barr3LtoURdome
    Barr3LtoURdome 5 months ago

    old man legs lmao

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago


  • François Boucher
    François Boucher 5 months ago

    Nice ovi haha

  • Alan Olvera
    Alan Olvera 5 months ago

    Ovi= Savage 🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • HD Swizzle
    HD Swizzle 5 months ago +1

    He really just used him as a lever. Charas midsection is well above the boards pretty funny to watch. But yeah if anyone else goes over by bruins player get ready for Jack Edwards to have a celebratory aneurism. Idiot.

  • Aleksey Fam
    Aleksey Fam 5 months ago

    Русский комментарий

  • J O
    J O 5 months ago

    Full speed looks like slow-mo with his big ass body.

  • Paul Vivier
    Paul Vivier 5 months ago

    wtf chara said

  • Chris Pena
    Chris Pena 5 months ago +1

    Chara hasn’t always been the best on skates to begin with. hahah

  • Chris Pena
    Chris Pena 5 months ago

    What’s underrated about this video is that quick and accurate outside edge pivot Ovi turned with to be right on Chara. :O that was pretty sick to see

  • MrJohnnyDistortion
    MrJohnnyDistortion 5 months ago

    That was easy because Chara's ass is higher than the boards.

  • Matthew
    Matthew 5 months ago


  • Leafs_13
    Leafs_13 5 months ago +1

    Ovie is in a class of his own. Hate the Bruins and the rat so this makes it even more enjoyable.

  • Maksim Gribanov
    Maksim Gribanov 5 months ago

    two non-humans

  • It’s just Sig
    It’s just Sig 5 months ago

    Well considering Erickson’s suspension, I would imagine this is gonna be at least 3 games

  • Joey Parm
    Joey Parm 5 months ago

    that was nothing..he was leaning for the puck away from his body...and he's taller than the boards..chara wasn't planted...lame

  • Andrew G
    Andrew G 5 months ago +3

    Leverage from his height, not because ovis strong

  • emisoccer •
    emisoccer • 5 months ago

    Big tree falls

  • Floring TV
    Floring TV 5 months ago +6

    *Alex Launchvechkin*
    Ok I'll stop...

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago

      Oh ok good just checkingggggg

    • Floring TV
      Floring TV 4 months ago

      @Natalie I know.

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago

      NO ONE knows what ur talkin about

  • name changes allowed every 90 days

    humpty dumpty sat on the wall humpty dumpty had a great fall

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago


  • Alex Yerkey
    Alex Yerkey 5 months ago +1

    I love how the hit is only 10 seconds of the video

  • Jack Kelly
    Jack Kelly 5 months ago +1

    Lol charas so tall it wasn’t a big hit but his knees basically reach the top of the boards there’s really no way that he doesn’t go over there but good hit ovi😂

  • Dartly Mclean
    Dartly Mclean 5 months ago +3

    He more or less just pushes him over the boards, with Chara's leg's being so long he basicaly just fell over em

  • Doug Nguyen
    Doug Nguyen 5 months ago

    Nice push

  • Dad's Home
    Dad's Home 5 months ago

    He towers over everything, any player with weight could push him over the boards.

  • Supreme Lord Commander
    Supreme Lord Commander 5 months ago +1


  • Ryan B
    Ryan B 5 months ago +1

    Really not that hard when chars is tripping over the boards

  • GrizzlyAaron
    GrizzlyAaron 5 months ago +4

    That was weak. Wasnt hardly any force or effort behind it, besides chara is so big he barely fell.

  • Ilikebeaversandeaglesupyourass

    “Launches”. More like a gentle push with the benefit of a high center of gravity 🤔

  • Zeus
    Zeus 5 months ago +1

    I was thinking something else

  • Uwais Motala
    Uwais Motala 5 months ago +1

    best check ever laid on chara was by Darcy Tucker.

    • Ross Trapper
      Ross Trapper 5 months ago

      I’m so happy I’m not the only one who remembers that lol

  • BruceOp
    BruceOp 5 months ago +1

    Worst play by play caller in the league!

    • BruceOp
      BruceOp 5 months ago

      Sorry, I meant Jack Edwards. Could care less if anyone likes my comment of my opinion. This play, a very exciting one, very much proves it. Keep him

    • Thy Eksiled
      Thy Eksiled 5 months ago

      BruceOp best is Jack Edwards. He has such passion in his calls because he loves hockey so much. In heated moments he can be a bit biased but he's also airing on a local network so I mean it's not like he's doing anything wrong people are just salty and try and appeal to that classic RUclip saltiness for likes. By for the best announcer with the Sabres color guy and capitals guy.

    • BruceOp
      BruceOp 5 months ago

      I don’t know about any of these other guys, but I’ll take your word for it. Jack Miller is the worst of the bunch though, if he’s an NBC guy. Just god awful!

    • Thy Eksiled
      Thy Eksiled 5 months ago

      BruceOp ya I know aren't the NBC guys terrible!

  • Mitch fookin Marner
    Mitch fookin Marner 5 months ago +72

    Ovechkin is an absolute unit

  • Daubeny.7
    Daubeny.7 5 months ago +1

    I don’t like him but hey chara is worse

  • MTL Snipez Gaming
    MTL Snipez Gaming 5 months ago +1

    He lost balance, wasn't about strength the boards are very low, anybody that plays hockey on ice knows this.

  • Bruins In 7
    Bruins In 7 5 months ago

    Well it’s kinda easy when the boards are at his fucken knees

  • Adam MF Turek
    Adam MF Turek 5 months ago +7

    Chara's smiling which makes it all the better.

  • paperbag fan
    paperbag fan 5 months ago +2

    Never did I ever think this day would come

  • Daniel Young
    Daniel Young 5 months ago +5

    Did anyone else do a double take at this headline?

    • Natalie
      Natalie 4 months ago

      Daniel Young OH YA I DID THAT MHMMMMM

  • Skyler Beauchesne
    Skyler Beauchesne 5 months ago

    Is that a smile I see on your face Chara?