From the time Alex Ovechkin and Company first dipped their toes in the playoff waters in 2008, the expectations on the Washington Capitals was like a staircase with no ceiling.
Before deciding it was time for a change in the team’s front office and behind the bench, Capitals owner Ted Leonsis did something very few owners of professional sports franchises do.
With high-profile names like Wayne Gretzky, Ray Shero and Jim Benning mentioned as possibilities to replace George McPhee as the next general manager of the Capitals, Brian MacLellan flew so far u
All three of the players the Caps sent to the jersey unveiling and official announcement sounded excited about the prospect of playing the Winter Classic in their own back yard at Nats Park.
As the Capitals unveiled their jerseys for the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic at Nationals Park Tuesday, officials from both the team and the NHL acknowledged that there are few plans in store ri