With the NHLs current CBA set to expire Sept. 15, the Leagues owners and players are expected to ramp up their negotiating efforts in the next six weeks in an effort to begin the upcoming season on time.
One year after bolstering a conference-leading team with multiple contributors, Capitals GM George McPhee mostly laid low this past offseason.
Washington Capitals prospect Filip Forsberg is back in North American this week as members of Swedens National Junior program join junior hopefuls from the United States and Finland in an eight-day camp in Lake Placid, NY.
The Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs continue to round out their rosters for the 2013 Winter Classic alumni game and a number of former Washington Capitals are expected to take part.
In Part One on Thursday we handicapped USA Hockeys goal-tending options for 2014. In Part Two on Saturday we examined the blueliners who may represent the U.S. in Sochi. Today in Part Three, we look at the forwards.