John Tavares


For the next two weeks will continue our team-by-team look at the three divisions in the Eastern Conference.


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.


Back in 2002, at the age of 18, defenseman Dennis Wideman nervously twiddled his thumbs as 240 players were taken ahead of him in the NHL draft.