With the NHL lockout delaying the start of training camp and threatening the Oct.
A few weeks after the Capitals were eliminated from the playoffs, veteran right wing Mike Knuble was asked what kind of coach would be the perfect fit for the Caps.
CSNWashington.com Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley will evaluate the 2011-12 performance of each player on the Caps roster. One breakdown will occur every weekday in alphabetical order.
As the series swings back to Boston the Capitals' playoff lives will be determined on Boston ice --a place the Caps have already found success this season.
Nicklas Backstrom is the first to admit that after missing three months and 40 games with a concussion, he was a little gun shy when he returned to the Capitals lineup on March 31.