The Capitals have huge investments in Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov. Adam Oates volunteered as Russian ambassador.
Signed as a free agent last month, Mikhail Grabovski has finally resolved his visa issues.
Marcus Johansson couldn't afford to pass up the opportunity to open training camp on a line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom.
Mikhail Grabovski isn't Mike Ribeiro, but the Caps plan to use him the same way.