COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS
2012-13: 24-17-7, 55 points
Where they finished: 4th in the Central; 9th in the West; 17th in the NHL
A week from now the Caps’ rookies will be busting their tails trying to land a spot on the club’s opening night roster on Oct. 1.
We all know that for the past six years the Capitals have taken full advantage of playing in the Southeast Division, beating up on the Panthers, Lightning, Hurricanes and Thrashers/Jets enough tim
Now that Patrick Kane, Ryan Miller and the rest of the U.S. Olympic team hopefuls have vacated Kettler Capitals Iceplex, it’s time for the Caps’ rookies to take over the locker room.