Back in November, when it became clear to him that he would not be getting top-six minutes with the Capitals, Marty Erat walked into the office of Capitals general manager George McPhee and reques
Fifteen days ago five Capitals embarked for Sochi, Russia with visions of gold medals dancing in their heads .
Alex Ovechkin began his long journey back from Sochi, Russia with his girlfriend, a Coke and a smile.
While Nicklas Backstrom was sitting on a plane headed back to Washington, alone with his thoughts about how allergy medicine kept him from playing in Sweden’s gold medal game against Canada at the
Alex Ovechkin's homecoming to Russia did not go the way he hoped, with the Russian National Team failing to medal and his father taking ill.