Washington Capitls


Alex Ovechkin doesn’t need to use the words “Stanley Cup” to get his point across. Instead, he refers to it simply as “the big one,” and he believes the Capitals are ready to win it.


They were spotted at Union Station and along the National Mall. They filled Metro platforms from Franconia to McPherson Square, from Alexandria to Forrest Glen.


Every summer the Capitals invite a handful of undrafted free agents to their rookie development camp in hopes of finding the proverbial diamond in the rough.


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.


Imagine this happening in Washington: Alex Ovechkin shows up at Verizon Center coughing and wheezing due to bronchitis and a high fever.