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How to watch the NHL draft: schedule, predictions and draft order

How to watch the NHL draft: schedule, predictions and draft order

The Washington Capitals’ offseason so far has been a roller coaster, the kind that climbed the peak when Alex Ovechkin hoisted the Stanley Cup and crashed when coach Barry Trotz, now directing the New York Islanders, announced his resignation 11 days later.

While it hasnt been announced who will take the helm, the Capitals must nonetheless look forward, and there’s no better time than Friday night to do just that.

As the Stanley Cup champions, the Caps must wait until the 31st pick of the first round to make a selection. One of their more immediate concerns could be manning the blue line with fresh talent — Washington ranked 16th in goals against per game in 2017-18, for...

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