The 2011 offseason has been one of the most active in franchise history, and the Washington Capitals team heading into the new season looks stronger than ever.
Why not make it even better?
Over the past few seasons, the Caps have made a habit of being active at the trade deadline. They have for the most part made improvement to their team, adding players to try to prepare for a deep playoff run.
This year is different. Anything other than a Stanley Cup triumph will be a disappointment. They will be active in the trade market.
Here are five players who could be used as bait.