1. The Biggest Questions Leading Up to the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline

    The clock is ticking toward the National Hockey League's annual trade deadline. For the 2014-15 season, the end of the road will come on Monday, March 2 at 3 p.m. ET. The lead-up to the deadline is always exciting...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 18,194 reads 37 comments

  2. The NHL's Team of the Week for February 16

    With three weeks to go until the 2015 NHL trade deadline, high-profile players have begun to be shuffled into their new homes for this year's playoff run...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 10,424 reads 14 comments

  3. Pending NHL Free Agents Set to Cash in Big This Summer

    It will be several months before the NHL reveals the exact ceiling for the 2015-16 salary cap, but one thing's already certain—just like every year, a crop of unrestricted ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 24,405 reads 19 comments

  4. The NHL's Team of the Week for February 9

    Last week in the NHL , the biggest stories included Evander Kane's locker room dust-up with the Winnipeg Jets, Henrik Lundqvist's scary neck injury and the merciful end to the Toronto Maple Leafs' franchise-record losing streak ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 11,866 reads 10 comments

  5. Current Injuries Having the Biggest Impact in the NHL

    No matter how carefully a National Hockey League general manager constructs his ideal lineup, any team can be sent back to the drawing board when key players go down with injuries...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 4,484 reads 9 comments

  6. The NHL's Team of the Week for February 2

    After a five-day hiatus for All-Star Weekend, the National Hockey League got back to business last Tuesday, with the quest for playoff spots beginning in earnest...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 9,308 reads 8 comments

  7. Djokovic vs. Murray: Score and Highlights from Australian Open 2015 Men's Final

    A hard-fought beginning turned into a dominating ending for Australian Open champion and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 25,444 reads 89 comments

  8. Djokovic vs. Wawrinka: Score, Highlights from Australian Open 2015 Semifinal

    It will be Serbia vs. Scotland at the 2015 Australian Open Men's Final. Top seed Novak Djokovic will join sixth seed Andy Murray thanks to a five-set victory over fourth seed Stanislas ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 9,695 reads 51 comments

  9. Ranking the Dirtiest Plays of the 2014-15 NHL Season so Far

    Compared to years past, the first half of Stephane Quintal's inaugural season as the new head of the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety has been a relatively tame ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 20,518 reads 79 comments

  10. The NHL's Team of the Week for January 26

    For the first time in three years, the NHL presented its All-Star Game on Jan. 25 in Columbus, Ohio. Regular league games were played only from Monday till Wednesday last week...

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  11. NHL All-Star Game 2015: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Always a high-scoring affair, the NHL 's 60th All-Star Game set a new record for goals scored on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 42,719 reads 23 comments

  12. Predicting the NHL All-Star Game Starters 5 Years from Now

    Since 1986, the National Hockey League has determined its All-Star Game starters by fan vote. Many times in the 29 years since then, 12 players in total were chosen as starters—divided ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 23,842 reads 54 comments

  13. What's Next for Sloane Stephens After Early 2015 Australian Open Exit?

    At just 21 years old, the window may already be closing on American Sloane Stephens' opportunity to climb into the top echelon of women's tennis...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 7,655 reads 11 comments

  14. The NHL's Team of the Week for January 19

    We're headed into a short week in the NHL . The league will shut down for five days following Wednesday's games for its first All-Star break in three seasons...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 10,133 reads 17 comments

  15. Midseason Grades for Each Line on the Pittsburgh Penguins

    It has been a topsy -turvy season up front so far for the Pittsburgh Penguins . New coach Mike Johnston has done more than his fair share of line juggling—partly to find ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 3,360 reads 16 comments

  16. Stock Watch for NHL Coaches on the Hot Seat Halfway Through the 2014-15 Season

    On Jan. 6, the Toronto Maple Leafs made Randy Carlyle the fourth NHL coach to receive his walking papers during the 2014-15 season. After 40 games, his record was 21-16-3...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 17,662 reads 23 comments

  17. 5 Secondary Players Most Important to Pittsburgh Penguins' 2nd-Half Success

    Halfway through the 2014-15 season, the spectrum of opinion is wide-open in Pittsburgh. Penguins fans could easily justify either a positive or a negative prognosis for how the season will end...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 1,860 reads 0 comments

  18. The NHL's Team of the Week for January 12

    Last Saturday, the NHL announced the names that would fill out its All-Star Game roster , offering accolades to many of the players who have had strong first halves in this 2014-15 NHL season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 10,830 reads 10 comments

  19. Why the Pittsburgh Penguins Can't Succeed If Sidney Crosby Doesn't Score

    In the 2014-15 season, the Pittsburgh Penguins are seeing key players like Evgeni Malkin and Marc-Andre Fleury play some of the best hockey of their careers...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 2,595 reads 6 comments

  20. Struggling NHL Players Who Must Improve in 2015

    With the arrival of the new year comes the halfway point of the current NHL season—an excellent time to take stock of the individual triumphs and disappointments we've seen around the league...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 9,104 reads 29 comments

  21. Ranking the Toronto Maple Leafs' Worst Moments During the Randy Carlyle Era

    With a golden glow still shining over the Air Canada Centre after Team Canada's Monday triumph at the 2015 World Junior Championship, the Toronto Maple Leafs got down to serious business...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 2,129 reads 2 comments

  22. 5 Bold Predictions for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the New Year

    It's been an eventful start to the 2014-15 season for the Pittsburgh Penguins . As if introducing a new general manager and coach and turning over a good portion of the lineup didn't ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 2,262 reads 1 comments

  23. The Biggest Takeaways from Week 12 of the 2014-15 NHL Season

    The National Hockey League welcomed 2015 with its annual Winter Classic outdoor game—a reminder that sometimes spectacle can be just as important to the league as the game being played on the ice...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 11,944 reads 22 comments

  24. Ranking the Top Moments of 2014 for the Pittsburgh Penguins

    Looking back on 2014, it was a year that went beyond just wins and losses for the Pittsburgh Penguins . The year included plenty of dark days, like the playoff collapse against ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 1,074 reads 1 comments

  25. Ranking the Top Candidates for the Jack Adams Award in 2014-15 NHL Season

    A few weeks into the 2014-15 season, I ranked my top candidates for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL's best coach of the year...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 20,309 reads 43 comments