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Topic - Marcus Johansson
Capitals coach Barry Trotz says he will try Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky and Marcus Johansson at center during training camp.
The Capitals have auditioned 10 different second-line centers in the past six seasons. Will Evgeny Kuznetsov be the 11th?
Marcus Johansson finished fourth on the Caps in scoring but managed just two even-strength goals in 80 games.
Since moving Jay Beagle to the top line the Caps' most offensive unit has not scored an even strength goal. It hasn't allowed one, either.
The Capitals begin their post-Olympic schedule three points out of a playoff spot. The Panthers are tied for the third-worst record in the NHL.
Washington gets a boost with the return of defenseman Mike Green (concussion), who missed the last six games before the break, and center Mikhail Grabovski (left ankle), who missed the last eight games. That's two players who see lots of ice time and play a variety of roles.
After competing in Sochi, Russia, Capitals left wing Marcus Johansson spent three days in Stockholm awaiting visa clearance.
Four of the Capitals' five Olympians returned to practice on Tuesday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
It was an emotional two weeks for all five of the Capitals' Olympians. Only one returns with a medal.
Will Canada vs. USA live up to the pre-game hype? The Capitals can't wait to find out.
Nicklas Backstrom picked up an assist in Sweden's 5-0 win over Slovenia. The Swedes await the winner of Russia-Finland quarterfinal.
Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson picked up assists on a pair of pivotal goals in Sweden's win over Latvia on Saturday.
Sweden escaped with a 1-0 win over Switzerland on Friday morning after a long battle of blocked shots and terrific goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist and Reto Berra.
John Carlson, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Marcus Johansson and Marty Erat are probably over the Atlantic Ocean right now.
Marcus Johansson didn't make plans for the Olympic break, hoping for the phone call he received Thursday night. Now he heads for Sochi.
"It's not a fun ending, but it happens," Johansson said. "I think it's a part of the game. There's nothing you can do about it. It would have been worse if we were going into the playoffs, I think, for me."
"He asked me if I wanted [to fight] at the faceoff," Johansson said. "I said no, and he chased me down the ice."