1. 5 Reasons the Washington Capitals Can Beat the New York Rangers in Round 2

    Heading into the second-round playoff series between the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers , Alain Vigneault's team was deservedly the favorite...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 days ago 3,235 reads 5 comments

  2. 5 Things the Caps Must Do to Get Back into the Series

    After three games of Washington's Eastern Conference quarterfinal clash with the New York Islanders , it's tough to know what to make of this Capitals team...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 14 days ago 841 reads 0 comments

  3. 5 Unsung Heroes Key to the Washington Capitals' Playoff Run

    As the Washington Capitals head into their first postseason appearance under head coach Barry Trotz, there's a lot to like about the team's chances of making some noise in the Eastern Conference...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 21 days ago 1,181 reads 1 comments

  4. 5 Reasons to Believe This Is the Year for the Washington Capitals

    With only five regular-season games remaining, first-year bench boss Barry Trotz looks primed to lead the Washington Capitals to the franchise's seventh Stanley Cup Playoffs appearance in eight years...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 1 month ago 4,287 reads 10 comments

  5. 5 Moves the Washington Capitals Should Have Made at the Trade Deadline

    Brian MacLellan's first NHL trade deadline at the helm in Washington has come and gone, and as was the case during free agency, the first-year general manager made a splash...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 2 months ago 3,257 reads 7 comments

  6. The Biggest Areas of Concern for the Capitals the Rest of the 2014-15 Season

    With 25 games remaining on the schedule for 2014-15, the Washington Capitals are in familiar territory. As has been the case during each of the previous three seasons, Alex Ovechkin ...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 1,006 reads 2 comments

  7. Predicting the Best Player at Each Position for Washington Capitals in 5 Years

    Say what you will about the Washington Capitals and the team's lack of postseason success over the last decade, as it's certainly deserved...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 3 months ago 2,299 reads 6 comments

  8. The Top 5 New Year's Resolutions for the Washington Capitals

    After 35 games, the Washington Capitals are clinging to the final playoff seed in the Eastern Conference, so starting the 2015 calendar year strong will go a long ways toward deciding whether head coach Barry Trotz and company see the postseason...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 4 months ago 339 reads 1 comments

  9. Ranking the Top Moments of 2014 for the Washington Capitals

    The 2014 calendar year was not an overly kind one to the Washington Capitals, as the team failed to qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2007...

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  10. 5 Stats That Should Make the Washington Capitals Worried Moving Forward

    While we're just eight games in, it's never too early to start examining the trends a team is displaying statistically...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 6 months ago 1,755 reads 1 comments

  11. Who's Overachieving, Underperforming for Washington Capitals so Far This Season?

    The Washington Capitals are off to an impressive start after Barry Trotz's first five games behind the bench, as the team's managed at least a point during each outing...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 7 months ago 1,381 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 months ago 2,616 reads 1 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 1,732 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 1,359 reads 0 comments

  15. 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...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 7 months ago 837 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 1,608 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 1,429 reads 2 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 1,249 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 1,831 reads 3 comments

  20. 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...

    Ryan Davenport Written by Ryan Davenport about 8 months ago 2,174 reads 3 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 2,245 reads 1 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 2,697 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 2,770 reads 14 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 2,563 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 2,820 reads 4 comments