Ilya Samsonov helped lead Metallurg Magnitogorsk to the top spot in the eastern conference and will look to defend last season's championship.
The Capitals are back in the win column! Washington finally recovered from the bye week with a strong 4-1 win over Philadelphia Flyers  on Wednesday.  http://www.csnmidatlantic.com/washington-capitals/two-disallowed-goals-sink-flyers-caps-earn-first-win-after-bye
Matt Niskanen left Wednesday's game with a lower body injury and did not return.
Capitals Rewind: In the first game back from their bye week, the Capitals lost to the Detroit Red Wings in a shootout.
NHL Power Rankings
Taking you through the ups and downs of the NHL season. Which teams are hitting their stride and which teams are struggling? Find out where all the teams in the NHL stand with the NHL power rankings.