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.