Capitals head coach Barry Trotz will be named as an assistant coach to Mike Babcock on Team Canada for the 2016 World Cup, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger.


In May, Team Russia drew the ire of the IIHF for walking off the ice before Canada's anthem was played after the World Hockey Championship final.


IIHF president Rene Fasel said Monday that Team Russia would be punished for leaving the ice before Canada’s anthem was played at the end of the World Hockey Championship game on Sunday in Prague.


Alex Ovechkin’s bid for a fourth gold medal in the 2015 IIHF World Championships was upended by Sidney Crosby and the Canadians on Sunday as Russia fell to Canada 6-1 in the gold medal game.


The number of Capitals playing professionally in other leagues reached five over the weekend when forward Wojtek Wolski signed to play with Ciarko PBS Bank KH Sanok of the Polish League.