Its difficult to say how Thursdays announcement that the NHL is raising its salary cap from to 64.3 million to 70.2 million will impact Sundays start of free agency.
Tomas Vokoun was on a fast track to free agency when Capitals general manager George McPhee dealt his rights to the Penguins for a seventh-round draft pick.
Adam Oates has not even had his introductory press conference that will come today at 3 p.m.
CSNWashington.com Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley will evaluate the 2011-12 performance of each player on the Caps roster. One breakdown will occur every weekday in alphabetical order.
Capitals general manager George McPhee confirmed on Thursday that veteran forwards Mike Knuble and Jeff Halpern will not be returning to the team next season, but would not say the same for soon-to