Their season both disappointing and over, the Washington Capitals will be the topic of conversation a lot this summer. They’ve already fired a coach, and they’re bound for more drama around some star and core players like Kuznetsov, Backstrom, and Mantha.
But before we get into that, I want to get us on the same page about what the Capitals were. I recently saw a person characterize the 2022-23 Capitals in a way that was in conflict with what I saw, so I thought maybe all of us could benefit from a check-in with the cold hard facts.
These were your Capitals.