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.
When the Capitals acquired former 20-goal scorer Martin Erat from the Nashville Predators in 2013, General Manager George McPhee felt that he was adding a top-six forward.
Ted Leonsis and Matt Niskanen are excited about the direction the Capitals have taken under Barry Trotz. Check it out.
The Washington Capitals entered the 2014 free agency period with specific goals in mind: to significantly upgrade their defensive unit and goaltending depth.