"We've already said what we think," Kuznetsov said, referring to the NHL's decision to forbid league players from competing in PyeongChang. "But I'm still going to watch (hockey) like those other sports. That's fun. I mean, I love to watch it, even World Championships or whatever. It's always fun."
At the Washington Capitals' morning skate Wednesday, Ovechkin and fellow Russian Evgeny Kuznetsov say they will cheer for the Russian athletes who choose to go to South Korea.