1. Grading the Washington Capitals' Stars Through Opening Games of 2014-15 Season

    The Barry Trotz era of the Washington Capitals is now just two games old, but already this team looks much better than the squad that missed the postseason in 2013-14...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 7 days ago 2,488 reads 1 comments

  2. Bold Predictions for the Washington Capitals as the 2014-15 NHL Season Begins

    With less than 48 hours remaining until the puck officially drops on the 2014-15 NHL campaign for the Capitals , the Barry Trotz era is about to get underway in Washington...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 13 days ago 1,555 reads 0 comments

  3. Burning Questions Ahead of the 2014-15 Washington Capitals Season

    As the Washington Capitals near Barry Trotz's regular-season debut as the team's head coach, many questions remain unanswered...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 20 days ago 1,257 reads 0 comments

  4. Top 5 Storylines Emerging During the Washington Capitals 2014-15 Preseason

    The 2014-15 NHL campaign is now within sight, but for the Washington Capitals , a number of questions remain unanswered...

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  5. 5 Players the Washington Capitals Would Make Available in an NHL Expansion Draft

    The NHL hasn't held an expansion draft in more than a decade, but for fans across North America, the possibility of another one is suddenly real...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 27 days ago 1,450 reads 2 comments

  6. The Top 5 'Must-See' Games on the Washington Capitals' 2014-15 Schedule

    It's as true for the Washington Capitals as it is for each of the NHL 's other 29 clubs. Every year, coaches and players mentally highlight a handful of games on the regular-season ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 1,310 reads 2 comments

  7. Top 5 Washington Capitals Training Camp Battles to Watch in 2014

    Any time a head coach is hired in the National Hockey League, it's inevitable that there will be jobs up for grabs as the incoming bench boss attempts to leave his mark on his new team...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 1,172 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking the 5 Most Important Players on the Washington Capitals Roster

    As is the case with any team in today's NHL that features at least five players making at least $5 million a piece annually, the Washington Capitals are a rather top-heavy team...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 1,742 reads 3 comments

  9. Predicting the Statistical Leaders for the Washington Capitals in 2014-15

    After arguably the franchise's most disappointing season of the last decade, the Washington Capitals enter the 2014-15 campaign in search of redemption...

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  10. Ranking the Top 5 Under-the-Radar Prospects for Washington Capitals

    One of the keys to long-term success in the NHL is successfully identifying and acquiring prospects that the majority of the league's other 29 clubs have overlooked...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 2 months ago 2,119 reads 1 comments

  11. Predicting Washington Capitals' Most Improved Players for 2014-15 Season

    Despite missing the postseason in 2013-14, the Washington Capitals have remained competitive for the better part of the last decade, and a lot of that has been due to the team's ability to consistently churn out impact players from within...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 2,599 reads 0 comments

  12. The Biggest Questions for the Remainder of Washington Capitals' 2014 Offseason

    The Washington Capitals failed to make the postseason in 2013-14, the first time the team had missed the playoffs since the 2006-07 campaign. It was pretty clear big changes would be in store for owner Ted Leonsis' club...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 2,714 reads 14 comments

  13. Predicting Washington Capitals' Best Player at Each Position in 5 Years

    As of now, the Washington Capitals have a total of seven players signed for at least the next three seasons, according to CapGeek.com ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 2,456 reads 4 comments

  14. Power Ranking Washington Capitals' Top 6 Forwards for 2014-15 Season

    With the hiring of longtime Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz, the Washington Capitals are sure to play a more defensive brand of hockey in 2014-15...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 2,747 reads 4 comments

  15. How Each Offseason Addition and Departure Will Affect Washington Capitals

    As expected, the Washington Capitals are in the midst of one of the busiest offseasons in franchise history, both on the ice and behind the bench...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 2,722 reads 7 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 5,285 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 1,062 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 10,628 reads 2 comments

  19. 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 4 months ago 789 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 828 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 1,605 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 4 months ago 636 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 601 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 4 months ago 3,359 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 1,403 reads 0 comments