Brooks Orpik participated in his first practice with the Capitals since leaving the lineup with a lower body injury on Nov.
We are just one day away from Capitals hockey which means it's time for the most sacred of all preseason traditions: predictions. Today, we'll tackle the Eastern Conference.
To get you ready for the 2015-16 season, we will be previewing all 30 NHL in 30 days, division by division. Check the bottom of the page for a schedule of each preview.