While the 113-day NHL lockout dragged on and kept the league's 30 teams away from the rink through the autumn, many players headed to minor league squads and overseas to get games in. Some, though, didn't play at all.
How much action did Washington players get elsewhere?
In all, 11 players from the Capitals roster played an aggregate total of 208 games, according to the Washington Post. They played in outposts as close as Hershey and as far away as Anchorage and Moscow.
However, many players, including Joel Ward, John Carlson, Mike Green and Troy Brouwer, didn't play a single game during the lockout.
What clubs did they play for?
Where on Earth did they play?
Guys like Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom went over to Russia, while top prospects Braden Holtby and Dmitry Orlov stayed around in Hershey. Hover over a country to see how many games Caps players played there.