One of the more pressing questions heading into the Capitals’ offseason was whether unrestricted free agents Mike Ribeiro and Matt Hendricks would be re-signed before July 4 or set free to continu
If they cannot come to terms with Mike Ribeiro before July 5 the Capitals may be in the market for a second-line center who can complement top-line pivot Nicklas Backstrom.
CSNwashington.com Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley will evaluate the 2012-13 performance of each player on the Caps roster. One breakdown will occur every day in alphabetical order.
For the sake of argument, let’s say the Capitals and center Mike Ribeiro cannot come to terms on a long-term contract for the 33-year-old veteran and are looking for a one- or two-year bridge befo