It took only a few minutes for Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin to place Russia’s loss to Finland in the men’s Olympic hockey quarterfinals into perspective.
Olympians Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson and Marty Erat participated in their first practice with the Capitals on Tuesday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
Alex Ovechkin began his long journey back from Sochi, Russia with his girlfriend, a Coke and a smile.
Alex Ovechkin's homecoming to Russia did not go the way he hoped, with the Russian National Team failing to medal and his father taking ill.
After multiple players went to Sochi to play in the Winter Olympics, how will the Capitals respond when it gets back to NHL play? Chuck Gormley joins Rob Carlin to discuss.