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Poll: Marcus Johansson, Coming To An Arena Near You?

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The Washington Capitals development camp is a wonderful thing.

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Every year, the organization showcases its abundance of talent - and believe me when I say there is an abundance - but every year, there are always one or two guys that stand head and shoulders above the rest of the crop. Those are what you call your "special" players.

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Last year that honor belonged to John Carlson, with guys like Matthieu Perreault and (in my opinion) Dimitri Orlov not far behind.

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This year? After one day, it's pretty clear who everyone's eyeballing to make the the opening night roster: Marcus Johansson. The 24th overall pick in 2009 couldn't make camp last year due to a commitment to his Swedish team, but he's at Kettler Iceplex this year with a purpose. Caps fans everyone are hoping - no, praying - he is the answer to that gaping second line center hole. It's looking more and more like a real possibility, although it's still very early.

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I'm indecisive which is why I like polling so much, so I'll leave it to you:

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