1. 10 Things NHL Fans Have to Look Forward to in 2016

    If you think of an NHL season like a fancy dinner party, we're getting to the good stuff now. Preseason: That's when everyone gathers and enjoys a cocktail and some appies ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 18,624 reads 41 comments

  2. Burning Questions for the NHL in 2016

    The National Hockey League's Christmas break is in the books, and it's back to business as things start to get serious. More than ever, parity is the name of the game...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 24,774 reads 75 comments

  3. Ranking the Top Candidates for the Norris Trophy in 2015-16 NHL Season

    As the 2015-16 NHL season heads into the Christmas break, the league's top defensemen are making their cases for award consideration at the end of the year...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 4 months ago 12,861 reads 74 comments

  4. Utah vs. Duke: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    A long trip to Madison Square Garden in New York City ended on a winning note for the Utah Utes as they upset the seventh-ranked Duke Blue Devils 77-75 in overtime at the Ameritas Insurance Classic on Saturday...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 17,882 reads 79 comments

  5. Biggest Social Media Moments so Far in the 2015-16 NHL Season

    Year by year, social media is becoming more and more integrated into our everyday sports experiences. Whether we're following breaking news from hockey's leading reporters, sneaking ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 14,919 reads 11 comments

  6. NHL Teams Most Likely to Make a Trade Before the Holiday Freeze

    The NHL trade market is heating up. With just days to go until the annual holiday trade freeze comes into effect on December 19, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 21,973 reads 44 comments

  7. UNC vs. Texas: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Texas Longhorns took advantage of support from a full house at the Frank Erwin Center and a last-second buzzer-beater from Javan Felix to upset the No. 3 UNC Tar Heels 84-82 in a thrilling matchup Saturday in Austin...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 8,651 reads 52 comments

  8. Surging NHL Players Most Likely to Stay Hot in 2015-16

    The long grind of an 82-game NHL regular season is filled with peaks and valleys. Teams and individual players go through stretches where they can do no wrong...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 11,946 reads 37 comments

  9. Ranking the NHL's 10 Best Penalty-Killers in the 2015-16 Season

    It's not the most glamorous job in hockey, but good penalty-killers can be the difference between success and failure in a tight NHL , where many games are decided by a single goal...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 11,023 reads 15 comments

  10. The Top Storylines of the 2015-16 NHL Season so Far

    Time flies when you're having fun. As the whirlwind of the holiday season kicks into high gear, we're already one-third of the way through the 2015-16 NHL season. So far, we've seen a campaign with plenty of competition on just about every plane...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 22,804 reads 74 comments

  11. Struggling NHL Stars on the Verge of Breaking Out

    As the calendar flips from November to December, NHL teams have played roughly 25 games of their 82-game schedules. This is the point in the season when early-season statistical blips hover on the verge of becoming season-defining trends...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 7,147 reads 50 comments

  12. Restricted Free Agents in Line for a Big NHL Payday in the 2016 Offseason

    In the budget-conscious world of today's NHL , drafting and developing players is the most economical way for a team to boost its talent quotient. But situations can get interesting when talented young players are in line for new contracts...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 16,013 reads 23 comments

  13. Texas A&M vs. Syracuse: Live Score and Highlights from Battle 4 Atlantis 2015

    The Syracuse Orange are the 2015 Battle 4 Atlantis champions thanks to a 74-67 win over the Texas A&M Aggies on Friday in Paradise Island, Bahamas...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 1,684 reads 1 comments

  14. Stock Watch for Players Hoping to Make Team USA's World Cup of Hockey Roster

    The National Hockey League is reviving its World Cup of Hockey brand with an eight-team tournament that will be played in Toronto in September 2016...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 811 reads 4 comments

  15. Ranking the Top Candidates for the 2015-16 Selke Trophy

    Each season, the NHL awards the Frank J. Selke Trophy to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 5 months ago 9,063 reads 32 comments

  16. Kentucky vs. Duke: Live Score and Highlights from Champions Classic 2015

    It was billed as a March Madness preview, but the defending NCAA champion Duke Blue Devils were no match for the Kentucky Wildcats...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 52,978 reads 206 comments

  17. Young Players Having the Biggest Impact on the 2015-16 NHL Season

    One of the quirkier distinctions of the 2016 World Cup of Hockey is the organizers' decision to include a Team North America made up of players who will be 23 or under when the tournament takes place next September...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 15,809 reads 51 comments

  18. Stock Watch for the NHL's Hottest Goaltenders in 2015-16

    Scoring is down in the NHL this season. Again. Some of the league's top snipers are putting up pretty good numbers. Still, the drag on overall offense is inching ever-closer to the levels of the Dead Puck Era that preceded the 2004-05 NHL lockout...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 13,399 reads 39 comments

  19. NHL Teams Most Impacted by Injuries in the 2015-16 Season

    We're barely into the second month of the 2015-16 NHL season, but some of the game's biggest names have already been bounced into the trainer's room due to injuries...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 16,071 reads 25 comments

  20. NHL Records That Could Be Broken in 2015-16

    In 2017, the National Hockey League will celebrate its centennial. One hundred years of hockey means we've locked in plenty of records over the decades. Some are great achievements, while others involve moments of futility...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 6,275 reads 11 comments

  21. Ranking the 10 Most Impressive Rookies So Far in the 2015-16 NHL Season

    The 2015-16 season is shaping up to be outstanding for the National Hockey League's first-year players. After Aaron Ekblad captured the Calder Trophy as rookie of the year with a ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 16,337 reads 58 comments

  22. NHL Players Struggling to Adjust to New Teams in the 2015-16 Season

    Optimism abounds when a National Hockey League team adds a high-profile player to its roster during the offseason. Whether the player is acquired through trade or free agency, he's looking for a chance to write a new chapter in his hockey story...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 15,886 reads 51 comments

  23. The Most Surprising Impact Players so Far in the 2015-16 NHL Season

    The first month of the NHL 's 2015-16 season is about to wrap up. As always, fans have seen plenty of surprises. Our first coaching change has already occurred, in Columbus...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 14,031 reads 22 comments

  24. Ranking the 10 Best Forward Lines in the 2015-16 NHL Season so Far

    In hockey, the whole is often much greater than the sum of its parts. Teams drool over the opportunity to bring a top-level goal scorer into the fold, but if they're not surrounded ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 6 months ago 24,125 reads 28 comments

  25. NHL Players Getting Big Opportunities Due to Injuries Early in 2015-16

    In professional sports, one man's setback is another man's opportunity. Injuries are part of every game, and an uptempo, hard-hitting sport like hockey certainly gets its fair share...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 7 months ago 5,456 reads 8 comments