New Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen may have signed with his former team’s rival, but not all of his new surroundings will be foreign to the 27-year-old.
The Washington Capitals entered the 2014 free agency period with specific goals in mind: to significantly upgrade their defensive unit and goaltending depth.
With the Nationals and Orioles squaring off this week, Tim Murray of ESPN 980
For much of the 10 seasons since the Nationals moved to Washington, the regional rivalry of the Nats and Orioles has generally featured little more than a short commute between ballparks.
As Ian Desmond grimaced and slowly walked down the first base line in the eighth inningThursday night, it seemed for an instant as if the Nationals were on the verg