If Capitals general manager George McPhee is feeling threatened by Dynamo Moscow’s attempt to lure captain Alex Ovechkin to the KHL, he’s doing a good job of hiding it.
For years – decades, actually -- NHL teams shied away from drafting Russian players, fearing they would be too difficult to sign and retain.
Is it possible that Alex Ovechkin is starting to get homesick – for Washington?
Did one of Moscow’s most celebrated sons leave his “soul” in D.C.?
Remember how everyone thought it would be great for Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin to play on the same line together with Moscow Dynamo?