The Blue Jackets will benefit from a better travel schedule this season and should be knocking at the playoff door.
The Capitals have about $2.6 million in caps space. Is that enough to sign Marcus Johansson?
According to Bovada, the Caps are right behind the Penguins in their hunt to win another division title.
Tom Wilson's bid to make the Capitals' roster begins on Thursday when the Caps' rookies hit the ice.