The Capitals took Russian forward Evgeny Kuznetsov (center) with the 26th overall pick in the 2010 draft. His playmaking ability has earned comparisons to countrymen Alexander Semin and Evgeni Malkin. (Associated Press)

The Capitals took Russian forward Evgeny Kuznetsov (center) with the 26th overall pick in the 2010 draft. His playmaking ability has earned comparisons to countrymen Alexander Semin and Evgeni Malkin. (Associated Press)