When it came right down to it, there was one thing that brought Calle Johansson back to the Capitals as an assistant coach under Adam Oates.
Now that the Capitals development camp is over and the amateur scouts have completed their evaluations, the clubs next order of business is hiring two assistant coaches for Adam Oates.
As of Saturday the Capitals had more than 16 million in salary cap space. By the end of the weekend they may have a lot less.
Jack Hillen may never been compared to Ryan Suter at the bargaining table and the contract he signed with the Capitals on Tuesday confirms it.
In his most recent blog, Capitals owner Ted Leonsis seems to echo the sentiments of general manager George McPhee when he says teams better think long and hard before they throw millions of dollars