The Capitals are more than 20 million under the salary cap but they allowed the first day of free agency to go without signing a player.
Alexander Semin's agent, Mark Gandler, says the negative comments about his client could hurt his chances of signing with an NHL team.
Analysts call former Capitals star a "complete loser" and a "coach killer."
Power outages on Friday night turned Kettler Capitals Iceplex into a fog bow
The Capitals says they are satisfied with their current defensive corps. But after losing Dennis Wideman, do they need to dip into the free-agent pool?