When the Capitals made the decision to part ways with Alexander Semin, Mike Knuble, Jeff Halpern, Cody Eakin and Dennis Wideman, a total of 46 goals went with them.
Barring a last-minute offer from Capitals general manager George McPhee, Alex Semins days in Washington will end on Sunday at noon, his agent Mark Gandler confirmed on Friday.
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.
Since the end of the Capitals playoff run, CSNWashington.com Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley has evaluated the 2011-12 performance of each player on the Caps roster.
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.