As part of our summer series previewing the 2014-15 NHL season, CSNwashington.com is analyzing all 30 NHL teams, division by division.
Former Capitals forward Mathieu Perreault signed a three-year, $9 million deal with the Winnipeg Jets on the first day of free agency.
With the Stanley Cup Playoffs set to begin Wednesday, CSNWashington.com is previewing each of the eight first round matchups.
ANAHEIM (P1) VS. DALLAS (WC2)
News and notes as the Capitals [19-13-4, 42 points] take on the visiting Anaheim Ducks [26-7-5, 57 points] tonight at VerizonCenter [7 p.m., CSN]: