Capitals’ Roster Can’t Fit Remaining RFAs

Christian Djoos Washington Capitals

After a flurry of free agent signings and losses, the Washington Capitals still have three restricted free agents from their 2018-19 roster unaccounted for: defenseman Christian Djoos and forwards Jakub Vrana and Chandler Stephenson. Over the weekend, Djoos and Stephenson officially filed for arbitration. But how can the Capitals pay them both while leaving enough for Vrana?