Defenseman Dennis Wideman will become a free agent on July 1. He could cost too much for the Caps to keep him.
Stanislav Galiev was a beast in the Quebec League playoffs and remains in the hunt for the Memorial Cup.
Russia won the world championship Sunday by defeating Slovakia 6-2. Alexander Semin scored two goals and had an assist in the rout.
Alex Ovechkin netted his second goal in as many games and Evgeni Malkin posted a hat trick for the Russians.