The father of Alex Ovechkin was hospitalized three days before Russia's elimination from the Olympics. Ovechkin was informed after the game.
Alex Ovechkin has failed to medal in three straight Olympics. His teammates say they need him focused to get into the playoffs.
Mike Green sat out the final five games before the Olympic break, but told reporters Wednesday he's feeling fine.
The Washington Capitals are back at practice awaiting their brothers in Sochi.