When the Capitals began their search for a free-agent goaltender to back up Braden Holtby, they had several factors to consider.
While the Capitals addressed their need for a backup goalie with the signing of Justin Peters and shored up their blue line by bringing in Brooks Orpik, Washington’s co-occupants in the Metropolit
Now that Kirk Muller has been fired by the Carolina Hurricanes the Capitals have a new competitor in their quest for a new head coach.
The Capitals have been eliminated from the playoffs, but coach Adam Oates says his team needs to continue to be professional through the end of the year.
Since Washington's elimination from the playoffs, goalie Braden Holtby says the mood has been "different" despite the team's win on Thursday night.