Top 10 right wings in Washington Capitals history.
The Washington Capitals have had plenty of great forwards including at the right wing position in their 40 plus years of franchise history. We take a look at the top 10 right wings of all time. If you missed the other top 10 posts, we profiled the top 10 forwards, goalies, and defensemen.
Making this list wasn’t easy and neither was the goalies, forwards, and defensemen list. Some choices weree easier than others. Others took thought and consideration. It’s always fun to guess which players made and which ones completely missed the cut.
With that in mind here is an honorable mention. Troy Brouwer just missed the top 10 list but it doesn’t mean we won’t talk about him. Brouwer was traded to the Caps from the Chicago Blackhawks for a first round pick in 2011. His first season saw him score 18 goals and add 15 assists for 33 points. The next season saw him record another 33 point season with 19 goals and 14 assists.
Brouwer had a breakout season in 2013-14 with a career high 25 goals and 18 assists for 43 points. The next season saw Brouwer score 43 points again with 21 goals and 22 assists including a signature moment with the game-winning goal in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic.
Now let’s dive in to the top 10 right wings in Caps history.