While the Capitals were busy on the first day of free agency, so too were their co-occupants in the Metropolitan Division.
The Capitals are believed to be in the running for Matt Niskanen. But how much can they spend?
One day after the Ducks declined to extend a qualifying offer to Mathieu Perreault, the former Caps prospect finds a new home in Winnipeg.
Brooks Orpik will carry a cap hit of $5.5 million, which leaves the Caps with $6.2 million in cap space.