While the Caps' five Olympians are on the coast of the Black Sea, a handful of their teammates are on some beach, somewhere.
Team USA general manager David Poile knows his American hockey history, especially when it comes to winning wars in Europe.
The Capitals are within one point of a playoff spot, but they'll need to climb past three teams to get in for a seventh straight year.
This week featured Alex Ovechkin's 40th goal of the season and some great action at the Verizon Center. Check out the Capitals' five best plays of the week.