Ovechkin, Backstrom named to Olympic teams

Ovechkin, Backstrom named to Olympic teams
January 7, 2014, 8:00 pm
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Ovechkin, Backstrom to represent countries in Olympics

The third time might be a charm for one of the Washington Capitals headed to Sochi for the Winter Olympics.  

Alex Ovechkin was officially named as a member of the Russian hockey team, where he will be playing in his third Olympic Games.  

Ovechkin and John Carlson (named to Team USA on January 1st) will be joined by Niklas Backstrom, who will be representing Sweden for his second Olympics.

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