1. Laying Out 2017 Hart Trophy Cases for NHL's Top Candidates

    With the end of the 2016-17 NHL regular season in sight, awards talk is heating up. Voting for regular-season awards will be completed before the playoffs begin in April, so time is running out for the top candidates to make their cases...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 days ago 8,897 reads 0 comments

  2. Bold Predictions for the Rest of the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The stretch run for the 2016-17 NHL season is underway in earnest. All teams are now into the final 15 games of their regular season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 11 days ago 43,400 reads 0 comments

  3. 10 NHL Teams in Need of Big Offseason Changes

    The 2017 trade deadline is barely in the rearview mirror, but we're already starting to hear talk about offseason changes that could come down around the NHL ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 18 days ago 26,187 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking the Top Stanley Cup Contenders After the 2017 NHL Trade Deadline

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline is now in the rearview mirror. That means the time has come to start looking at which teams have set themselves up for a serious run at this year's Stanley Cup championship...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 22 days ago 48,605 reads 0 comments

  5. NHL Trade Deadline 2017: Winners and Losers from Around the League

    The 2017 NHL trade deadline has come and gone. We saw some potential contending teams, such as the Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks, add depth. Others looked to become tougher to play against—hi, Montreal Canadiens...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 25 days ago 46,109 reads 0 comments

  6. The Best Dream and Realistic Option at Every Position on 2017 NHL Trade Market

    With less than one week until the NHL 's March 1 trade deadline, the masses are getting restless. Fans have grown accustomed to trades being rare in the salary-cap era, so we spend ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 12,627 reads 0 comments

  7. Red-Hot NHL Players Who Have Overcome Slow Starts to This Season

    Through the long grind of an 82-game NHL regular season, most players experience peaks and valleys in their performances. The hot streaks can be fueled by any combination of solid team play, surging linemates, favorable schedules or just plain luck...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 13,993 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking the Best Redemption Stories of the 2016-17 NHL Season

    One of the greatest joys of being a sports fan is witnessing the redemption stories that are annually carved out in every league...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 21,125 reads 0 comments

  9. NHL Players Most Likely to Heat Up in Final Months of the Season

    It's crunch time. Now that the All-Star break is in the books, games will heat up around the NHL as teams make their pushes for playoff positions...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 6,197 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking the Playoff Chances for Canada's NHL Teams

    Canada's NHL teams are looking to get back into the playoff picture after a disastrous 2015-16 season. For the first time since 1970, no Canadian team featured in the NHL playoffs...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 3,730 reads 0 comments

  11. The Top Feelgood Storylines of the 2016-17 NHL Season so Far

    With the NHL 's All-Star break drawing near, it's an excellent time to take stock of what we've seen in the 2016-17 season so far. There is plenty of uncertainty about which teams will be contenders and pretenders come playoff time...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 4,347 reads 0 comments

  12. The Hottest and Coldest NHL Teams Right Now

    In the National Hockey League this season, streaks have made some of the biggest headlines. The Columbus Blue Jackets flirted with history when they won 16 straight games, but since ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 3,871 reads 7 comments

  13. New Rivalries Getting Better in the 2016-17 NHL Season

    When it comes to rivalries in the National Hockey League, it's all pretty clear, right? The Pittsburgh Penguins vs. the Philadelphia Flyers. The Boston Bruins vs. the Montreal Canadiens...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 5,234 reads 16 comments

  14. Wisconsin vs. Indiana: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The No. 13 Wisconsin Badgers dominated from start to finish in their 75-68 win over the No. 25 Indiana Hoosiers on Tuesday at Assembly Hall in Bloomington...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 4,402 reads 4 comments

  15. Winter Classic 2017: Live Score, Updates, Analysis for Blackhawks vs. Blues

    The St. Louis Blues delighted their sellout crowd of 46,556 at Busch Stadium with a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks in Monday's 2017 NHL Winter Classic. Weather concerns for the outdoor game, the first-ever in St...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 12,768 reads 11 comments

  16. NHL Centennial Classic: Live Score and Updates for Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings

    Auston Matthews was the overtime hero as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 in front of over 40,000 fans at Toronto's BMO Field in the 2017 Centennial Classic...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 6,710 reads 34 comments

  17. Burning Questions for the NHL in 2017

    After a three-day holiday break, the National Hockey League returns to action on December 27. The new year's just around the corner, and there's plenty to look forward to...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 17,178 reads 9 comments

  18. Ranking the NHL's 10 Best Penalty-Killers in the 2016-17 Season

    As the National Hockey League rolls wraps up its second month of play for the 2016-17 season, Hockey Reference reports that scoring is down just a tick from last year—from 2...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 8,112 reads 12 comments

  19. Tiger Woods at Hero World Challenge 2016: Sunday Leaderboard and Reaction

    With a four-over 76 in his final round, Tiger Woods has wrapped up his return to competitive golf with a four under par performance at the Hero World Challenge...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 34,553 reads 6 comments

  20. Tiger Woods at Hero World Challenge 2016: Saturday Leaderboard and Reaction

    The comeback has had a few bumps, but Tiger Woods is keeping pace with a group of the best golfers in the world through the first three days of the Hero World Challenge...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 38,907 reads 12 comments

  21. The Biggest Overachievers in the 2016-17 NHL Season so Far

    The science of scouting and player assessment still leaves plenty of room for surprises to emerge every season in the NHL . These days, many of the league's overachievers are newcomers who are making big impacts much sooner than expected...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 5,837 reads 10 comments

  22. Tiger Woods at Hero World Challenge 2016: Thursday Leaderboard and Reaction

    There were signs of promise, but Tiger Woods ' return to competitive golf closed out with a bit of a whimper. After a solid start, Woods made double bogey on two of the last three holes of his first round at the Hero World Challenge in Nassau...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 8,312 reads 1 comments

  23. Ranking the Best Power Forwards in the NHL in 2016-17

    Simply put, a power forward is a big guy who puts up points and likes to throw his weight around. One iconic archetype is Cam Neely, now the president of the Boston Bruins...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 11,389 reads 35 comments

  24. Way-Too-Early Ranking of the Top Candidates for the 2016-17 Hart Trophy

    We're not even 20 games into the 2016-17 NHL campaign, but it's never too early to think about who might be named the league's most valuable player at the end of the regular season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 8,124 reads 17 comments

  25. Way-Too-Early Ranking of the Top Candidates for the 2016-17 Calder Trophy

    The National Hockey League is shifting towards a playing style where speed and skill are rewarded. That favors young players...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 7,572 reads 21 comments