Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played 31 games for Dynamo Moscow during the NHL lockout, compiling 19 goals and 21 assists. The 48-game regular season is expected to start Saturday, Jan. 19. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played 31 games for Dynamo Moscow during the NHL lockout, compiling 19 goals and 21 assists. The 48-game regular season is expected to start Saturday, Jan. 19. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)