He is skating like the wind. Cranking slapshots with precision and fluidity.
While nearly 300 other NHL players are in New York trying to build a bridge between the players union and the leagues owners, Capitals Mike Green, Brooks Laich and Nicklas Backstrom are in Old Town
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin confirmed on Friday that if there is an NHL lockout he will play in the Kontinental Hockey League.
It is a question on the minds of every player, coach, general manager and owner in the NHL not to mention millions of its fans.
For the next three weeks CSNWashington.com will take a team-by-team look at the three divisions in the Eastern Conference.