Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang will be out for at least six weeks because of a stroke.
The pressure on Alex Ovechkin as he prepares for Sochi is immense. Adam Oates offered some sage advice for his 28-year-old captain.
Joe Posnanski looks at the pressure facing Capitals' star Alexander Ovechkin as he tries to win gold for the Russian Olympic team.
Capitals left wing Marcus Johansson will join Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson and Marty Erat in Sochi, Russia.