Russia won the world championship Sunday by defeating Slovakia 6-2. Alexander Semin scored two goals and had an assist in the rout.
Alex Ovechkin netted his second goal in as many games and Evgeni Malkin posted a hat trick for the Russians.
Capitals forward Jason Chimera will throw out the first pitch Sunday before the Nationals clash with the Orioles.
Defenesman Mike Green believes the Capitals are closer to winning a Stanley Cup than they've ever been, and he wants to be a part of it.