Prior to last month’s NHL draft, in a conference call with reporters, Capitals assistant general manager Ross Mahoney was asked to assess the defensive depth of Capitals.
Three years ago defenseman Garrett Haar was, in the opinion of then-general manager George McPhee, the “surprise” of the Capitals’ development camp.
One week after it was reported Sidney Crosby would require wrist surgery, the Pittsburgh Penguins have changed their tune.
Before the Capitals considered a backup goaltender for Braden Holtby … Before they thought about how they would fill the void left by the departure of Mikhail Grabovski …
While the Capitals addressed their need for a backup goalie with the signing of Justin Peters and shored up their blue line by bringing in Brooks Orpik, Washington’s co-occupants in the Metropolit