Before signing with the Capitals in July 2011, Joel Ward established himself as an everyday NHL player with a three-year stint with the Nashville Predators.
Capitals forward Joel Ward had two goals and an assist as Canada clinched first place in Group A at the IIHF World Hockey Championships with a 3-2 win against Norway.
Alex Ovechkin had a power play goal and an assist Friday as Russia beat Switzerland 5-0 in the opening game of the 2014 IIHF World Hockey Championships.
CSNWashington.com Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley will evaluate the 2013-14 performance of each player on the Caps roster. One breakdown will occur every weekday in alphabetical order.
Scan through the Comments section at the bottom of each of these posts every day and, inevitably, you’ll read what every Capitals fan has been asking after every game season.