Washington Capitals Clipped Early Again: Here Are 5 Heads That Could Roll

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Washington Capitals Clipped Early Again: Here Are 5 Heads That Could Roll
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What now for the oft-favored Caps?

Regardless of how the San Jose Sharks finish this postseason, they are no longer the poster boys for underachievement. 

After being swept out of the second round by the Tampa Bay Lightning it's fair to say that this has become the status quo—albeit an unacceptable one—for these Capitals.  They've been at the top of the Eastern Conference for the last few years, winning plenty of hardware during the regular season with nothing to show for it in the postseason.

Not even making the Cup Finals yet again won't sit well in the belly of a fanbase with reasonably high expectations and an ownership team that has been spending towards the cap to compete with the best teams in the league.

Needless to say this summer will probably be a season of change in the nation's capital.  Here are the five immediate names that come to mind as far as heads that may be on the block.

In no particular order...

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