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On June 26, 2012, the Capitals announced the hiring of Adam Oates as their new head coach.
The Capitals scored the most power-play goals in the League during the regular season, with 47. They also had the best power-play percentage, at 27.65% (47 for 170).
Schedule and results
Divisions: AT â" Atlantic, NE â" Northeast, SE â" Southeast
The Washington Capitals ended the 2012â"13 regular season as the Southeast Division champions and therefore as the Eastern Conference's 3rd seed. They faced the #6 seed New York Rangers in the first round, losing 4 games to 3.
Key: Â Â Â Â Win Â Â Â Â Loss
â Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Capitals. Stats reflect time with the Capitals only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record
Awards and records
The Capitals have been involved in the following transactions during the 2012â"13 season.
Washington Capitals' picks at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on June 22 & 23, 2012.
- Draft notes
- a The Colorado Avalanche first-round pick went to the Washington Capitals as a result of a July 1, 2011 trade that sent Semyon Varlamov to the Avalanche in exchange for 2012 second-round pick and this pick.
- The Washington Capitals second-round pick went to the New Jersey Devils as the result of a February 28, 2011 trade that sent Jason Arnott to the Capitals in exchange for David Steckel and this pick.
- b The Winnipeg Jets fourth-round pick went to the Washington Capitals as a result of a July 8, 2011 trade that sent Eric Fehr to the Jets in exchange for Danick Paquette and this pick.
- c The Calgary Flames seventh-round pick went to the Washington Capitals as a result of a July 17, 2009 trade that sent Keith Seabrook to the Flames in exchange for this pick.
- d The Pittsburgh Penguins seventh-round pick went to the Washington Capitals as a result of a June 4, 2012 trade that sent Tomas Vokoun to the Penguins in exchange for this pick.
- 2012â"13 NHL season