1. 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 1 month ago 2,250 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 11,941 reads 22 comments

  3. 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 1 month ago 1,062 reads 1 comments

  4. 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 1 month ago 19,699 reads 43 comments

  5. Will the Pittsburgh Penguins Current Injury Issues Impact Their Playoff Run?

    Pittsburgh Penguins fans: It's time to panic. Over the past month, the Penguins have returned to their usual position as one of the most injury-ridden teams in the NHL ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 2,144 reads 4 comments

  6. The Biggest Storylines to Watch in Week 12 of the 2014-15 NHL Season

    It's time to finish those leftovers still in the refrigerator. The NHL 's Christmas break is already a mere memory...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 8,561 reads 7 comments

  7. Ranking the Top 10 NHL Goals of 2014

    As 2014 draws to a close, it's the perfect opportunity to review some of the most stunning scoring plays of the year. From January to December, we've seen some beauties—and a few crazy plays along the way as well...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 16,460 reads 34 comments

  8. 5 Lineup Changes the Pittsburgh Penguins Should Consider for the New Year

    So far in 2014-15, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been winning despite ever-increasing odds. As has often happened in the past, injuries and illnesses have become a central part of the Penguins story this season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 5,151 reads 4 comments

  9. Grading the Pittsburgh Penguins Call-Ups for 2014-15

    The Pittsburgh Penguins are no strangers to dramatic injury situations, but the 2014-15 season is looking like it could be their craziest year yet...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 3,048 reads 4 comments

  10. The Biggest Takeaways from Week 10 of the 2014-15 NHL Season

    The last full week before the NHL 's Christmas holiday break featured some truly never-before-seen moments. Sure, we're all familiar with the Edmonton Oilers' ritual coach firings...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 7,082 reads 12 comments

  11. Grading the Pittsburgh Penguins Roster Additions for 2014-15

    After a disappointing second-round playoff collapse against the New York Rangers last spring, the Pittsburgh Penguins fired general manager Ray Shero and prepared to make big changes...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 3,664 reads 7 comments

  12. Ranking the Top Candidates for the Norris Trophy in 2014-15 NHL Season

    As the 2014-15 NHL season approaches its midpoint, the battle for the Norris Trophy as the league's best defenseman is becoming very interesting...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 months ago 20,494 reads 29 comments

  13. Stock Watch for Top 6 Forwards for the Pittsburgh Penguins

    At any given time, a National Hockey League team will typically carry 13 forwards in its lineup. That's enough to build four lines and keep one spare in the press box in case of emergencies...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 3,149 reads 2 comments

  14. The Biggest Storylines to Watch in Week 10 of the 2014-15 NHL Season

    The way things are going, the 2014-15 NHL season may go down in history as "The Year of the Mumps." The pesky virus continues to wreak havoc around the league...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 12,853 reads 13 comments

  15. Kris Letang, Patric Hornqvist Returns Will Boost Struggling Penguins Power Play

    The Pittsburgh Penguins kicked off the 2014-15 season with a power play that enjoyed literally unprecedented success...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 845 reads 0 comments

  16. Stock Watch for the NHL's Replacement Goaltenders in the 2014-15 Season

    No single position impacts the fortunes of a National Hockey League team more directly than the goaltender. They're on the ice for nearly every second of the game...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 6,270 reads 13 comments

  17. Pittsburgh Penguins Need Sidney Crosby on Track with His New Linemates

    On Monday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins did an admirable job of weathering their latest injury storm with a strong game and a third-period comeback that helped them seize a point on the road against the New York Rangers ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 4,686 reads 11 comments

  18. The Biggest Takeaways from Week 8 of the 2014-15 NHL Season

    During the past week, the National Hockey League has had its eyes fixed on the review mirror much more than it has on the road ahead...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 8,155 reads 13 comments

  19. Pittsburgh Penguins Must Boost Their Forward Lines to Stay Among NHL Leaders

    How quickly things can change in the NHL . Injuries are a fact of life, but since Patric Hornqvist left the Pittsburgh Penguins ' game against the Vancouver Canucks ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 3,232 reads 5 comments

  20. NHL Records Most Likely to Fall in the 2014-15 Season

    Every season in the NHL , old records are threatened and new benchmarks are set. As Sidney Crosby and Jakub Voracek sit at the top of the scoring race with 33 points and Tyler ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 5,229 reads 8 comments

  21. Pittsburgh Penguins Fans Should Embrace the Presidents' Trophy Race

    The Pittsburgh Penguins are off to a good start in 2014-15. After a 1-0 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, the Penguins boast a 17-5-2 record through 24 games...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 601 reads 0 comments

  22. The Biggest NHL Storylines to Watch in Week 8 of the 2014-15 Season

    There's nothing unfamiliar about seeing Sidney Crosby 's name atop the NHL 's list of scoring leaders as we head into the eighth week of the season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 6,043 reads 8 comments

  23. Blake Comeau Shows He Belongs with the Pittsburgh Penguins' Top Forwards

    With the November 19 announcement that first-line right wing Pascal Dupuis is sidelined for months with a blood clot, hockey experts prognosticated that the Pittsburgh Penguins would need to swing a trade to add depth at forward...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 2,359 reads 3 comments

  24. Pros, Cons of NHL Players Trading the Olympics for the World Cup of Hockey

    The buzz is heating up around the possibility that the NHL will reboot its World Cup of Hockey tournament in 2016...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 2,981 reads 3 comments

  25. Marc-Andre Fleury's 300th Career Win a Sign of Good Things to Come

    November has been a good month for Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury . He's 6-1-1 in eight starts with two shutouts and was rewarded by general manager Jim ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 3 months ago 1,455 reads 1 comments