When the Capitals missed the playoffs for the first time in seven years this past season, their most advanced minor league affiliate also happened to take a step back.
New Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen may have signed with his former team’s rival, but not all of his new surroundings will be foreign to the 27-year-old.
Ted Leonsis and Matt Niskanen are excited about the direction the Capitals have taken under Barry Trotz. Check it out.
Matt Niskanen may have spent the past four seasons with the rival Pittsburgh Penguins, but that didn’t stop the 27-year-old defenseman from admiring the Capitals from afar.
The Washington Capitals entered the 2014 free agency period with specific goals in mind: to significantly upgrade their defensive unit and goaltending depth.