Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin skated with his team Tuesday for the first time since the end of the NHL lockout. The winger spent the hiatus playing for Dynamo Moscow. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin skated with his team Tuesday for the first time since the end of the NHL lockout. The winger spent the hiatus playing for Dynamo Moscow. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)