Metropolitan Division: Washington Capitals Season Primer

Metropolitan Division: Washington Capitals Season Primer

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Salary Cap Situation – source Cap Friendly

Projected Cap Hit: $74,960,940
Projected Cap Space: $39,060
Projected LTIR Used: $0
Current Cap Space: $39,060
Deadline Cap Space: $181,629
Todays Cap Hit: $74,960,940
Roster: 23/23
Contracts: 43/50

Offseason Moves – In/Out source Sports Forecaster

In
Wayne Simpson, RW FA-Minors
John Albert, C FA
Devante Smith-Pelly, RW/LW FA – NJ
Anthony Peluso, RW FA – Wpg
Tyler Graovac, LW/C T – Min

Out
Tom Gilbert, D FA-Europe
Stanislav Galiev, RW/LW FA-Europe
Garrett Mitchell, RW FA-Minors
Marcus Johansson, LW/RW T – NJ
Paul Carey, LW/C FA – NYR
Darren Dietz, D FA-Europe
Kevin Shattenkirk, D FA – NYR
Justin Williams, RW FA – Car
Karl Alzner, D FA – Mtl
Nate Schmidt, D ED – VGK
Chris Bourque, LW FA-Minors

Depth Chartsource Yahoo! Sports
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Andre Burakovsky Nicklas Backstrom T.J. Oshie
Alex Ovechkin Evgeny Kuznetsov Jakub Vrana
Brett Connolly Lars Eller Alex Chiasson
Tyler Graovac Jay Beagle Devante Smith-Pelly
Nathan Walker Chandler Stephenson
Defense Defense
Dmitry Orlov Goaltender Matt Niskanen
Brooks Orpik Braden Holtby John Carlson
Aaron Ness Philipp Grubauer Taylor Chorney
Christian Djoos

2018 Free Agents

Unrestricted – John Carlson, Lars Eller, Jay Beagle, Taylor Chorney, Anthony Peluso, John Albert, Wayne Simpson, Zach Sill, and Aaron Ness.

Restricted – Tom Wilson, Philipp Grubauer, Adam Carlson, Madison Bowey, Riley Barber, Tyler Lewington, Tim McGauley, Devante Smith-Pelly, Liam O’Brien, Travis Boyd, and Tyler Graovac.

2018 Draft Picks

1st – Washington
2nd –
3rd – Washington, Toronto
4th – Washington
5th –
6th – Washington
7th – Washington

Top 10 Washington Capitals Prospectssource The Hockey News

1. Ilya Samsonov – Goaltender
2. Jakub Vrana – Left Wing
3. Jonas Siegenthaler – Defense
4. Madison Bowey – Defense
5. Lucas Johansen – Defense
6. Connor Hobbs – Defense
7. Chandler Stephenson – Center
8. Tobias Geisser – Defense
9. Riley Barber – Right Wing
10. Travis Boyd – Center