Mag Rankings: Washington Capitals

Behind Alex Ovechkin, Washington projects to be the best team in the NHL

Originally Published: September 28, 2011
By Lindsay Berra, Craig Custance, Neil Greenberg, Doug McIntyre | ESPN Insider

ESPN Insider goes deep on all 30 teams to get you prepped for the 2011-12 NHL season.

Here's how the Washington Capitals shape up, including a potential breakout player, a key stat and the views of a division rival. And check out our preseason rankings to see how they stack up against the rest of the league.

To read more about the season preview for the Washington Capitals -- including Craig Custance's player to watch and a key stat -- you must be an ESPN Insider.