VIDEO: Capitals' Ovechkin lays dangerous hit on Islanders' Hickey
Geoff Burke / USA Today

The refs are letting it go in Game 7 between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders.

Alex Ovechkin laid out Thomas Hickey with a dangerous hit from behind in the second period of the contest.

No call on Ovechkin #NHL

The hit received no penalty, despite the fact that it could be construed as boarding.

The game had no penalties called through two periods.

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VIDEO: Capitals' Ovechkin lays dangerous hit on Islanders' Hickey
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