Monumental Network's Mike Vogel spoke with the Caps captain ahead of his journey home to represent Russia in the Winter Games.
Joe Posnanski looks at the history and pressure facing Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin as he tries to win gold for the Russian Olympic team.
Alex Ovechkin returned to the Caps lineup for tonight's game and the team responded to his leadership.
Near-post with no angle to work with? Challenge accepted for Alexander Ovechkin as he scores this nifty goal to put the Caps up, 1-0 over the Habs.