1. Washington Capitals: The Caps' 7 Most Untouchable Prospects

    While the official version of the 2012-2013 Washington Capitals remain on a lockout-induced hiatus, that does not mean that the members of the Caps—both present and future—are just sitting around and doing nothing...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 2,550 reads 9 comments

  2. NHL Winter Classic Cancelled: The 6 Dumbest Decisions in NHL History

    When the NHL cancelled the Winter Classic on Friday (ESPN), the integrity of the 2012-2013 NHL season—if there is any season at all—may have been compromised to the point of irrelevance...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 1,982 reads 33 comments

  3. Washington Capitals: Will His AHL Stint Help or Hurt Braden Holtby?

    With the hope for a 2012-2013 NHL season seemingly slipping away by the day, it is important for current NHL players to sign where they can and find a place to call home for...well, who knows how long...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 489 reads 0 comments

  4. NHL Cancels Games Through November 30: 3 Reasons the Winter Classic Will Be Next

    That light many of us saw at the end of the NHL lockout tunnel a couple of weeks ago? It now looks like it was actually the train coming in the other direction...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 703 reads 1 comments

  5. Washington Capitals: The Pros and Cons of Braden Holtby as Starting Goaltender

    One of the many annoying things about this seemingly never-ending lockout, particularly for fans of the Washington Capitals , is that we are being denied the opportunity to witness the next chapter in the gripping story that is Braden Holtby ...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 271 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL Cancels More Games: Why Hope Remains for a Partial Season

    Have faith hockey fans—there is still reason to believe we will have a hockey season. Do things look bleak? Yes. Is there a real chance we will lose another season to a pretty pointless work stoppage? Absolutely...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 777 reads 0 comments

  7. Washington Capitals: Why a Shortened Season Will Hurt New Coach Adam Oates

    After more than a month of having absolutely no positive news in regards to the lockout, there is finally room for hope...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 782 reads 0 comments

  8. NHL Lockout: How Canceled Games Affect the Washington Capitals

    With the first t wo weeks of the NHL regular season having been canceled (ESPN), and no real end to the lockout in sight, it is time to start looking at how canceled games and a shortened season will affect various teams...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 1,108 reads 4 comments

  9. Washington Capitals: 4 Reasons They Will Reclaim Their Spot Atop the Southeast

    After being dethroned by the Florida Panthers for the Southeast division title a year ago, the Washington Capitals will reclaim their throne this season. Assuming, of course, that there is a season...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about over 1 year ago 1,164 reads 12 comments

  10. NHL Free Agents: Stats and Predictions for This Year's Top 15 Offseason Signings

    Another day of this infuriating lockout has come and gone and, as reported by ESPN , the NHL has now canceled the first two weeks of the regular season...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 2,177 reads 38 comments

  11. Washington Capitals: The 10 Best Alexander Ovechkin Moments

    Even though Alexander Ovechkin has only been in the NHL for seven seasons, the captain of the Washington Capitals is a human highlight reel waiting to happen...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 1,928 reads 11 comments

  12. Washington Capitals: 10 Most Important Players for Next Season

    Let's pretend, if only for a little while, that this ridiculous lockout either never happened or was already over...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 1,630 reads 14 comments

  13. NHL Lockout: How Can the NHL Recover from Yet Another Work Stoppage?

    Proving yet again that people—even very intelligent ones—are simply incapable of learning from their past mistakes, the NHL has locked out its players for the second time in the past eight years ( ESPN )...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 1,226 reads 8 comments

  14. Washington Capitals: Can They Compete with the Lightning and Hurricanes?

    The NHL is like a desert, an ever-changing landscape where what was solid and static one day can literally vanish overnight and be replaced by something starkly different the very next...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 927 reads 11 comments

  15. US Open Tennis 2012: 5 Keys to a Victory for Andy Murray

    The 2012 U.S. Open men's final will come down to Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic . For anyone who has watched this tournament unfold in the past couple of weeks, the final pairing should not come as much of a surprise to anyone...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 2,985 reads 0 comments

  16. US Open Tennis 2012: 3 Reasons to Watch the Men's Final

    The elements have once again played havoc with the men's final of the U.S. Open and, for that matter, the women's final as well. As has been the case since 2008, weather and similar factors will result in the men's final being delayed to Monday...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 36,915 reads 9 comments

  17. NHL: Why Captains Are More Important in Hockey Than Any Other Major Sport

    Most of the major team sports in the world employ the use of team captains. Like diamonds though, not all captains are created equal and not all captains are as important as others...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 5,995 reads 18 comments

  18. US Open Tennis 2012: Power Ranking the 5 Best Past Women's Champions

    Recently I wrote an article here at Bleacher Report where I Power Ranked the best men's champions in US Open history. It is time to give their ladies their due...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 3,188 reads 6 comments

  19. US Open Tennis 2012: Updated Odds for Every Remaining Competitor

    It appears that even Mother Nature is not quite ready for Andy Roddick 's career to come to an end. Rain interrupted the completion of the men's Round of 16 and also delayed a ...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 6,365 reads 4 comments

  20. US Open Tennis 2012 Scores: Latest Recap and Highlights for Top Stars

    The 2012 US Open is now about to enter the home stretch. The women's quarterfinal matchups are all set and the men's quarterfinals are halfway there...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 5,258 reads 0 comments

  21. US Open Tennis 2012: Top Stars Who Must Play Better to Stay Alive

    It did not take long for some of the better players in the 2012 US Open to get shown the door. On the men's side, No. 10 seed Juan Monaco was eliminated in the first round by Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in a five-set struggle...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 1,721 reads 2 comments

  22. Washington Capitals: 4 Reasons to Believe in Mike Green

    When you think of hockey teams that like to gamble, take chances and make risky moves, the Washington Capitals probably do not come to mind...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 920 reads 6 comments

  23. US Open Tennis 2012: Ranking the Favorites Who Need Open Win Most

    The US Open has been a staging point for some of the greatest matches in tennis history. It has also acted as a litmus test for many of the greatest of all time, a rite of passage if you will...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 2,576 reads 12 comments

  24. US Open Tennis 2012: Power Ranking the 5 Best Past Men's Champions

    When one thinks of the all-time greats in tennis and where they made their mark, the U.S. Open has to come to mind. The final Grand Slam event of the season has been a practical showcase for the immortals and a spawning point for legends...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 2,945 reads 6 comments

  25. US Open Tennis 2012: The 10 Biggest Upsets in Open History

    The 2012 US Open is now underway. The final grand slam event of the year—and quite obviously the most important tennis tournament in the United States of America—the US ...

    Dave Ungar Written by Dave Ungar about almost 2 years ago 3,611 reads 6 comments