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2012 KHL standings: Alexander Ovechkin leading Dynamo Moscow to first place

Updating the Kontinental Hockey League standings.

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As the 2012 NHL season continues to be locked out by the league, Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin has taken his talents to the Kontinental Hockey League. Ovechkin decided to join Dynamo Moscow, and his team currently sits atop the West standings with 35 points. The team's record is 9-3 with four of their wins coming in shootouts.

Moscow holds a slight lead over Lokomotiv and their 32 points for second place. SKA sits in third with 31 points, while CSKA is right behind them with 28. Torpedo and Sloven are tied for fifth place with 25 points, while Lev and Atlant round out the top eight in the standings.

In the East, Traktor sits at the top with 31 points. They are two points ahead of Sibir for the No. 1 seed. Ak Bars sits in third with 29 points, just ahead of Metallurg (28), Barys (26) and Avangard (26). Neftekhimik sits in seventh place with 25 points, and Salavat Yulaev is right behind them with 24.

A complete look at the standings can be found here.