In a span of three days the Capitals’ Olympic contingent has grown from three to five.
Marty Erat, a two-time Olympian, wanted one last chance to play for the Czech Olympic team.
Marcus Johansson wanted his first crack at the Swedish Olympic team.
If you poll every NHL locker room today you’re sure to find a handful of players who are feeling a little betrayed by their own countries.
It looks as though the Capitals will have three players heading to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia next month.