Top 5 Washington Capitals First Round Picks

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June 22, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; General view of the stage prior to the 2012 NHL Draft at CONSOL Energy Center.

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In honor of the NHL Draft coming up in just three days, I decided to take a look at the Washington Capitals and their history of drafting in the first round. They’ve drafted some extremely good players, including two Hall of Famers. Here’s a look at their five best first round picks of all time.

Criteria is their career stats, not just their stats with the Washington Capitals.

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