Center Mathieu Perreault scored a career-best 16 goals for the Capitals last season, mostly filling in for injured Nicklas Backstrom. Perreault anticipates more production as his ice time increases. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Center Mathieu Perreault scored a career-best 16 goals for the Capitals last season, mostly filling in for injured Nicklas Backstrom. Perreault anticipates more production as his ice time increases. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)