The Capitals' depth on the left side features more sandpaper than skill.
With Alex Ovechkin about to turn 30, the Caps know the time to win is now.
Braden Holtby is finally getting the recognition he deserves at least from EA Sports.

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How would you grade the Capitals' offseason moves so far?

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    Capitals - Team News
    Nathan Walker - W
    Washington Capitals prospect Nathan Walker can't wait to get hit at training camp. No, really. Walker, 21, underwent surgery for a torn ACL in January, so he wants to test it with contact. He's quite a ways from making the full roster. That said, he certainly has...
    Aug 30 12:02PM Read More
    Curtis Glencross - W
    Curtis Glencross rues taking a "hometown discount" with his most recent deal,... Glencross detailed his "frustrating" situation with the Calgary Sun on Friday. "I have a young family, and it’s tough to bounce around on a PTO — it has...
    Aug 29 12:23PM Read More
    Nicklas Backstrom - C
    Nicklas Backstrom (hip) isn't sure if he'll be ready for the start of the regular season. "It is very difficult to answer," he told Swedish newspaper Arbetarbladet on Tuesday. "We will see here now (after evaluating) with the coach and fitness...
    Aug 26 4:01PM Read More
    Brooks Laich - W
    In lighter news, Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich announced his engagement to actress... The couple shared the news on Aug. 18. It appears to be a great summer for Laich, as it sounds like he's also put some of his injury woes behind him.
    Aug 22 12:21PM Read More
    Alex Ovechkin - W
    Alex Ovechkin said that he will definitely play at the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang,... The NHL has yet to agree to go to the Games but that has not stopped Ovechkin who said the same thing about the 2014 Sochi Games before the NHL agreed to go. Ovechkin said...
    Aug 19 9:59PM Read More
    Dmitry Orlov - D
    After missing the entire 2014-15 campaign, Dmitry Orlov is looking to land a spot on the... The Capitals have an opening now that Mike Green left for Detroit via free agency. Orlov's only game action last year came in three games with Hershey during his...
    Aug 13 12:52PM Read More
    Austin Fyten - W
    Austin Fyten has signed a one-year AHL contract with the Hershey Bears He had 11 points and 85 penalty minutes in 64 games with Philadelphia's minor-league affiliate, Lehigh Valley, last season.
    Aug 12 3:16PM Read More
    Justin Peters - G
    Justin Peters had successful surgery on his left knee Monday. The Capitals expect him to be ready for training camp. Peters had been rehabbing a sore knee over the off-season that wasn't progressing as expected. Phillip Grubauer has...
    Aug 11 4:20PM Read More
    Andre Burakovsky - C
    Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan still isn't sure who his third line center... The Capitals let Eric Fehr walk in free-agency, so they will need to fill the hole he leaves on the third line. "I’m not sure," MacLellan said, when asked for...
    Aug 8 10:16AM Read More
    Evgeny Kuznetsov - C
    If Nicklas Backstrom (hip) is unavailable for the start of the regular season then Evgeny... Backstrom is expected to participate in training camp, so he could be on track to be ready for opening night. If he can't play then Kuznetsov is expected to move up from...
    Aug 4 1:48PM Read More
    Andre Burakovsky - C
    Andre Burakovsky could end up in Washington's top-six forward group as a winger or as the... "To me, he could play any position, right wing, center or left wing," GM Brian MacLellan said. "He's just that good." Burakovsky is projected to battle...
    Aug 4 12:07PM Read More
    Maxime Sauve - C
    Maxime Sauve has signed a one-year contract with the AHL's Hershey Bears. He skated with the Cologne Sharks of the DEL last season, where he picked up three goals and nine points in 27 games. Sauve only has one game of NHL experience compared to...
    Aug 3 4:33PM Read More
    Marcus Johansson - W
    Marcus Johansson is expected to see time on the top power-play unit and contend for a top-six... Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie were added to the team during the off-season and fill the right side on the top-two lines. If Nicklas Backstrom is fully recovered from...
    Aug 3 3:27PM Read More
    Nicklas Backstrom - C
    Nicklas Backstrom is making some progress following off-season hip surgery. GM Brian MacLellan said that Backstrom resumed skating recently. He's projected to participate in training camp, but his availability for the start of the season is still...
    Aug 3 12:06PM Read More
    T.J. Oshie - W
    St. Louis Blues chairman Tom Stillman admitted that it was hard to see the club part ways with... "Honestly, (the Oshie trade) and Barret Jackman’s departure are, on a personal level, difficult for me," Stillman said. "It is really a hard part of the...
    Aug 2 7:51AM Read More

    Team Stats

    Washington Capitals Regular Season Stats
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    Skater Stats
    LWAlex Ovechkin81532881
    CNicklas Backstrom82186078
    DJohn Carlson82124355
    CMarcus Johansson82202747
    DMike Green72103545
    RWTroy Brouwer82212243
    CEvgeny Kuznetsov80112637
    LWCurtis Glencross71132235
    RWJoel Ward82191534
    RWEric Fehr75191433
    Goaltender Stats
    Braden Holtby7342472.22412010
    Justin Peters126463.25361
    * = Rookie Player
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