1. 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...

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  2. 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 6 months ago 25,516 reads 89 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 9,747 reads 51 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 20,646 reads 79 comments

  5. 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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  6. 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 6 months ago 42,810 reads 23 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 23,864 reads 54 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 7,940 reads 11 comments

  9. 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 7 months ago 10,133 reads 17 comments

  10. 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 7 months ago 3,391 reads 16 comments

  11. 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 7 months ago 17,713 reads 23 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 1,866 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 10,830 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 2,620 reads 6 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 9,118 reads 29 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 2,133 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 2,343 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 11,950 reads 22 comments

  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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...

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  21. 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 7 months ago 2,234 reads 4 comments

  22. 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...

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  23. 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...

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  24. 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 7 months ago 5,270 reads 4 comments

  25. 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...

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