After the Ovechkin trade, it's onto the draft. The Capitals had the 8th overall pick and knew they were in the best spot. Either they get a top forward or a franchise goalie.
The Capitals have done the unthinkable and Ovechkin was traded just before draft night to the San Jose Sharks for Jamie Benn, Rasmus Sandin, and the 24th overall pick in the 2020 draft.
Part 2 of the Capitals top 10 prospects.
As we head into the draft lets take a look at what the Capitals have going into the draft. The Capitals should be picking atleast 4 times in the first 62 picks including 8th overall.
To the disappointment of the Capitals, they have actually dropped a spot from 7th to 8th overall after the results were released on Friday.
It looked all too good for Capitals going into the draft