The Capitals have goalies Braden Holtby and Michal Neuvirth both under contract for the next two seasons.
Former Capitals captain Dale Hunter has long been considered among the best coaches in Canadian junior hockey. It may not be long before he ranks among the best junior coaches in the world.
2012-13 Record: 16-25-7, 39 points
Where they finished: 5th in the Northwest; 15th in the West; 21st in NHL
Coach: Patrick Roy (1st season)
The idea of representing Canada at the Winter Olympics never really occurred to Capitals goalie Braden Holtby.