" ...sources have confirmed that Senators defenceman Anton Volchenkov has put his Ottawa house up for sale. All signs point to Washington as his next destination. Talk is the Capitals are prepared to offer Volchenkov a salary in the $5 million-range, which would be a $1.8-million raise from his 2009-10 stipend. " H/T Alex Ovetjkin site. Not sure how reliable the report is, given the only "reason" they came up with is the fact that there are 3 other Russians in DC. But if it happens, I can't see them keeping Semin and paying for a good 2C as well.