After making him a healthy scratch the past 17 games, the Caps have placed defenseman Alex Urbom on waivers, apparently with the intent of calling up another defenseman from the Hershey Bears.
Alex Ovechkin has shot TV commercials to promote it. He traveled all the way to Olympia, Greece to carry an Olympic torch for it.
It looks as though the Capitals will have three players heading to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia next month.
By the end of Tuesday, the 25-man rosters for the 12 teams participating in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia will be finalized.