Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-2 preseason victory over the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday night at Verizon Center:
Capitals rookie Liam O'Brien has proved his toughness over and over in camp. He did so tonight, as well, hitting Philly's Zac Rinaldo with a barrage of punches in the first period.
With the emergence of forward prospects Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky, Michael Latta and Chris Brown, Russian winger Stanislav Galiev flew well under the radar during the Capitals’ training c
Back on July 1, when the Capitals signed Brooks Orpik to a five-year contract, then inked Matt Niskanen to a seven-year deal hours later, Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt knew his climb to the NHL