As part of our summer countdown series, CSNwashington.com Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley breaks down his Top 25 impact players for the Washington Capitals' upcoming 2014-15 season.
It is a statistic that often gets overlooked, but the Capitals finished the 2013-14 regular season with seven players who played in all 82 games. No NHL team had more.
Back on July 1, when the Capitals addressed their needs on the blue line and between the pipes with the free-agent signings of defensemen Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen and goaltender Justin Peter
At his introductory news conference in May, new Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan talked about the need to build a better relationship with the AHL Hershey Bears.