Alex Ovechkin says he will respect the contract he has with the Capitals and their fans.
Is John Erskine your No. 4 defenseman? Will Dmitry Orlov have a breakthrough season? And everything fine between the pipes?
In their new division, the Caps will face the Flyers and Hurricanes five times.
The Caps have the No. 1 power play in the NHL but the Rangers are the least penalized.