New Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan believes that while the Caps have drafted well, player development 'has gone sideways' in recent years.
Barry Trotz is the most experienced head coaching hire in Capitals history. But what exactly have 15 years in the NHL taught the Caps' new bench boss?
The Kings are a win away from joining the Rangers in the Stanley Cup Finals, but they know that eliminating the defending champion Blackhawks won't be easy.
The only way for new Caps general manager Brian MacLellan to step out of the shadows of George McPhee is to make his own mark.