Sergei Fedorov is a future Hall of Famer, who found his second youth when he was traded to the Washington Capitals at the trade deadline in 2008. He is still a fan favorite. He admittedly loves Washington.
The Capitals are the team he has been following since he left the NHL. When I spoke with Sergei in January, he told me he would come to Washington to cheer on his old team in the playoffs.
That didn't happen. Sergei got food poisoning in Russia, missed the last two KHL playoff games for his club and lost close to 17 pounds because of the ailment. He is all better now. he joined Team Russia in Finland for the last leg of the Euro Hockey Tour and will play for the Russians in the World Championships.
I asked Sovetsky Sport's Pavel Lysenkov to ask Fedorov a few questions about the Capitals' performance and to provide me with his assessment of what happened to the President's Trophy winning Washington.
"I didn't get a chance to see the game. I only saw the score this morning," saidRead More »from Chatting with Sergei Fedorov on Capitals' elimination, next moves