1. Grading Washington Capitals' 2014 Free-Agent Signings After Day 1

    Just over a month into his tenure as the general manager of the Washington Capitals , Brian MacLellan wasted no time in making a big splash on the NHL 's free-agent market...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 9 days ago 4,764 reads 5 comments

  2. NHL Draft 2014: Breaking Down the Biggest Steals from Day 2

    Every year, the collective eyes of the hockey world focus on the prospects tabbed as first-rounders at the NHL draft, and rightfully so, as they're the guys who possess the best probability of blossoming into valuable assets at the next level...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 13 days ago 813 reads 0 comments

  3. Lakers Rumors: Why Knicks' Pursuit of Pau Gasol Makes Sense for Both Teams

    From the sound of things, big changes are coming for the Los Angeles Lakers . Earlier this week, the team took their first step to returning to glory, at the 2014 NBA draft, as former University of Kentucky Wildcat Julius Randle slipped to No...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 13 days ago 10,421 reads 2 comments

  4. 2014 NHL Draft: Results and Easy-to-View Grades for Day 1

    Unlike most years, Round 1 of the 2014 NHL draft actually went down as expected with very few teams selecting players far above or below their pre draft rankings...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 13 days ago 677 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Draft 2014 Order: Updated Day 2 Selection List After Day 1 Results

    Round 1 of the 2014 NHL draft pretty much went as expected, as there were few reaches or surprise selections, which hasn't often been the case in years past...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 13 days ago 736 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Reports Heading into Day 2 of 2014 NHL Draft

    In a year in which there have been an unusually high number of elite players made available on the trade market, teams around the league certainly didn't waste any time in completing blockbusters during Day 1 of the 2014 NHL draft...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 13 days ago 1,492 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA Free Agency 2014: Examining Latest Reports After 2014 NBA Draft

    For basketball junkies, this is without question among the most interesting summers in recent memory, primarily because there is so much uncertainty surrounding where many of the game's greatest players will be playing in 2014-15...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 14 days ago 554 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Draft Results 2014: Table of Letter Grades and Overall Analysis

    Heading into the 2014 NBA draft, we knew an exceptionally high number of teams would be getting potential franchise players but had nothing beyond a faint idea as to who would land where...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 14 days ago 519 reads 0 comments

  9. NBA Draft 2014: List of Round 1 Picks, Grades and Analysis

    It's not often that teams drafting outside of the first three spots at the NBA draft have a realistic chance at landing a future star, so with the 2014 class loaded with top-flight ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 14 days ago 3,076 reads 0 comments

  10. 2014 NBA Draft: List of Grades for All Picks from Rounds 1-2

    For more than a year, the basketball world has been impatiently waiting for the 2014 NBA draft to unfold, because it's long been clear that this is a truly special class of prospects...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 14 days ago 1,194 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Draft Grades 2014: Full Results, Analysis and Instant Reaction

    The 2014 NBA draft featured arguably the finest collection of prospects since the legendary 2003 class that was headlined by future superstars such as LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 14 days ago 722 reads 0 comments

  12. NBA Draft Picks 2014: Reaches, Best Selections and More Analysis

    For a handful of NBA general managers, Thursday, June 26th, 2014 may well go down as the day that reversed the fortunes of their respective organization...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 14 days ago 2,483 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Draft 2014: Final Look at Washington Capitals' Best Options in 1st Round

    The Washington Capitals haven't had many chances to pick early at NHL drafts as of late, as the team's upcoming No. 13 overall selection will be just the second time the club has chosen within the top half of Round 1 since 2007...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 16 days ago 1,610 reads 0 comments

  14. Breaking Down Experts' Picks for Washington Capitals' 2014 Draft

    For the Washington Capitals , this weekend's 2014 NHL draft should be viewed as one of the most critical weekends in recent franchise history...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 17 days ago 1,274 reads 0 comments

  15. Depth Players Washington Capitals Should Chase in Free Agency

    It’s already been an eventful offseason for the Washington Capitals , as the team will enter the 2014-15 season with both a new head coach and general manager for the first time since 1997...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 21 days ago 2,742 reads 7 comments

  16. The Best Fit at Each Position for Washington Capitals in 2014 NHL Draft

    Like many other NHL organizations that have consistently iced competitive rosters since the 2004-05 lockout, the Washington Capitals ’ six-year postseason streak was made ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 24 days ago 1,632 reads 2 comments

  17. Strengths and Weaknesses of Washington Capitals' Top Prospects

    Despite the Washington Capitals ' failure to qualify for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, there is no disputing how well this team has drafted, acquired and ultimately developed young prospects over the past decade...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 29 days ago 1,878 reads 2 comments

  18. 5 Roster Spots Washington Capitals Should Be Looking to Upgrade

    Heading into the team's first summer without George McPhee behind the wheel since 1997, the Washington Capitals have a number of holes to fill over the next three months if they have any hope of climbing back into the postseason in 2014-15...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 30 days ago 2,009 reads 7 comments

  19. Breaking Down Washington Capitals' Biggest Needs in 2014 NHL Draft

    Despite never leading his team to a Stanley Cup title during his 17 seasons at the helm of the Washington Capitals , one cannot ignore how well George McPhee and his staff drafted over the years...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 2,196 reads 3 comments

  20. Bargain Free Agents Washington Capitals Should Chase in 2014 Offseason

    After a disappointing finish to the 2013-14 season and the subsequent firings of both general manager George McPhee and head coach Adam Oates, there will undoubtedly be changes made to the Washington Capitals ' lineup this summer...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 1,930 reads 1 comments

  21. 4 Washington Capitals Likeliest to Be Playing Elsewhere in 2014-15

    When teams fall short of expectations, personnel changes are almost always on the horizon. After a disappointing 2013-14 campaign, that is certainly the case with the Washington Capitals ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 4,278 reads 6 comments

  22. The Biggest 'What-Ifs' from Washington Capitals' 2013-14 Season

    No one could've predicted how far the Washington Capitals would fall in 2013-14. Once viewed as a perennial Stanley Cup contender, the Capitals failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2007-08...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 2 months ago 2,539 reads 1 comments

  23. Washington Capitals Most Likely to Leave in the 2014 NHL Offseason

    Each summer, every NHL team has to cope with the departures of key players, as it's simply part of the business in professional hockey...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 5,401 reads 5 comments

  24. Ranking the Best Options for Washington Capitals' Round 1 Pick in 2014 NHL Draft

    The 2014 NHL draft presents the Washington Capitals with a critical opportunity to add a key piece to a lineup largely made up of players who have made six postseason appearances in D...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 1,868 reads 0 comments

  25. Why the Washington Capitals Shouldn't Clean House This Offseason

    For the Washington Capitals , to say that missing the postseason for the first time in seven years is embarrassing would be a gross understatement, because much more was expected of this team...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 1,111 reads 1 comments