Washington Capitals: It’s Time for a Fire Sale, Who Stays, Who Goes?

March 6th, 2012 by Ryan Davenport Leave a reply »
With the Washington Capitals coming off their second straight defeat at the hands of an Atlantic Division foe, it's become increasingly obvious that this team is not equipped to make a serious playoff run, assuming they even qualify for the postseason. 

From top-to-bottom there are a number of changes that need to be made in preparation for next season, especially considering the nine regulars on the team that are up for either restricted or unrestricted free agency on July 1st. 

In previous years, it seemed that the general consensus was that the Caps were one or two roster tweaks away from being a legitimate Stanley Cup contender, but that no longer appears to be the case as Washington is in jeopardy of missing the playoffs for the first time in five seasons. 

When a team underachieves as badly as the Caps have, heads roll, people are shipped out of town and new faces are brought in.  Here's a look at who will be back, and whose days are numbered amongst the current members of the Caps.   

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