Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom is expected to finally receive his silver medal from the 2014 Sochi Games in his hometown of Gavle, Sweden later this month.
Alex Ovechkin had an assist and a game-high five shots on goal as Russia beat Sweden 3-1 in the semifinals of the 2014 IIHF World Hockey Championships.
There is no padlock and chain hanging from the doors thatlead to the Capitals locker room at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
A little more than nine months ago, Mattias Sjogrens days in the Capitals organization seemed numbered.
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.