Alex Ovechkin ends speculation that he would leave the Capitals for the KHL.
Amid talk from KHL officials that Alex Ovechkin would want to go back to Russia, GM George McPhee says there's no doubt in his mind the Caps star winger wants to play in the NHL.
The Capitals forward recorded his first hat trick in any league since January 2011 on Saturday.
Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom records two goals, including the game-winner, to lead Dynamo Moscow to victory on Tuesday.
Check out the highlights from Dynamo Moscow's 4-3 overtime win Wednesday.
Check out video highlights of Nicklas Backstrom's KHL debut. He and Alex Ovechkin combined for three points in Dynamo Moscow's 3-0 win over Lokomotiv Yaroslavl Monday.
On Saturday, Alex Ovechkin scored a goal in a 4-1 Dynamo Moscow win, shattered a pane of glass with his head and spoke out about the NHL lockout.
Nicklas Backstrom will play with Alex Ovechkin this season after all -- in Russia.
The KHL offers a markedly different backdrop for Ovechkin's on-ice flair than the environment in Washington, but it's one where he is equally as popular.
Alex Ovechkin recorded an assist, shootout goal in Dynamo Moscow's 3-2 shootout win Wednesday.