PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 21: Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals reacts after tying the score at 2-2 at 18:03 of the second period against the Philadelphia Flyers in game six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 21, 2008 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Steve Eminger #44 greets him. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Prior to that, the Caps had multiple top-20 picks in 1996 (Alexandre Volchkov was taken 4th, Jaroslav Svejkovsky 17th), 1994 (Nolan Baumgartner 10th, Alexander Kharlamov 15th), 1993 (Brendan Witt 11th, Jason Alison 17th), 1978 (Ryan Walter 2nd, Tim Coulis 18th), and 1976 (Rick Green 1st, Greg Carroll 15th).
As of now, the Caps hold the 11th and 16th overall picks in the Draft, which will be held on June 22 and 23 in Pittsburgh.