So now that the NHL trade deadline has come and gone without the Capitals making a move of any kind, do they have enough to make the playoffs?
Take a deep breath and exhale before you read this:
Alex Ovechkin for Rick Nash. Straight up.
A year ago, George McPhee was a buyer before the NHL trade deadline, adding forward Jason Arnott and defenseman Dennis Wideman to a team everyone saw as a Stanley Cup contender.
With less than a week remaining before Mondays 3 p.m. NHL trade deadline and the Capitals losers of five of their last six, the question must be asked: