Its difficult to say how Thursdays announcement that the NHL is raising its salary cap from to 64.3 million to 70.2 million will impact Sundays start of free agency.
Long-time Capitals assistant coach Dean Evason wanted a chance to be a head coach in the NHL and was among the candidates who interviewed for the vacancy left by Dale
The Capitals have released their 2012 preseason schedule. The schedule features seven games against four opponents and includes three games at Verizon Center.
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