Frank Provenzano takes a look at the Washington Capitals' hire of Brian MacLellan as their new general manager, and offers his thoughts on what the team should do to return to the ranks of top contenders.
In ESPN The Magazine's One Day One Game Issue, Craig Custance writes that Sidney Crosby is healthy, back in MVP form and carrying his wounded team into the playoffs. But is the clock running out for The Kid and the Pens' Stanley Cup hopes?
Corey Pronman offers seven young, rising players who could make a stretch run impact for teams in the NHL playoffs. He leads with Evgeny Kuznetsov, who helped Washington since recently coming from the KHL.
Matthew Coller of Hockey Prospectus proposes trades that could help the Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals.