Here's a shot from Post photographer Toni Sandys of Alex Ovechkin with his new captain's 'C:'
Also, here's a quote on Ovechkin from countryman Ilya Kovalchuk, via the Atlanta Thrashers:
"I would like to congratulate Alex on being named captain. He is a great player and a leader of their team, so I think he is a great choice and deserves to be their captain. I am proud that another Russian is getting this honor."
More to come later -- we hope. The blog is having some tech issues, as you may have noticed, but with any luck, they'll be resolved soon.