For the next three weeks CSNWashington.com will take a team-by-team look at the three divisions in the Eastern Conference.
Will the Caps once again miss out on the Southeast Division title thanks to Carolina's offensive pick ups of Jordan Staal and Alexander Semin?
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.
For nearly a month now Capitals coach Dale Hunter has been switching goalies the way Joe Beninati switches ties.
The Capitals have made their road to a fifth straight playoff appearance a lot more difficult but certainly not impossible.