Mike Green declined to file for salary arbitration before last Thursday's deadline.
The Capitals could take Green to arbitration, and the deadline for that is today at 5 p.m. Eastern. But if they do not, the two sides will simply continue to negotiate a new deal. The Capitals have the right to match any outside offer Green might sign. If Washington would opt not to match a deal, the team would receive draft pick compensation based on the average annual value of the contract.