The Washington Capitals had high expectations coming into the 2013-2014 season. Second year coach Adam Oates would get his first full training camp, and before a disappointing seven game playoff loss to the Rangers last year, the Capitals surged in the last 19 games of last season, through which they went 15-2-2.
For a Washington Nationals team that many projected to win the World Series, the first 95 games have been a disappointment. General Manager (GM) Mike Rizzo can tackle some of these weaknesses through trades, but the current group of players will have to fix the others.
The Miami Heat have just barely begun their summer long championship celebration. While they’re all out clubbing, however, the rest of us should reevaluate the aftermath of the 2013 NBA Finals.
The Los Angeles Kings will take on the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference, while the Boston Bruins play the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference.
Since day one of the NBA season it has been a foregone conclusion that the Miami Heat is the best team in the league. Now that the second round of the playoffs are beginning and the Heat has already manhandled the Bucks, one must ask who can beat the Heat?