First Liners

On his way to work in the heart of Washington, D.C., Capitals defense-man Nate Schmidt drives past several notable monuments honoring brave Americans who have fought for their country. When he gets...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 16:33
  Being a top-10 draft pick may seem like the culmination of a lifelong dream, but any hockey player will tell you it’s only the first step on a long NHL journey. For Jack Skille, the...
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 16:03
Home for Scott Darling was wherever he lugged his three duffel bags and the 47-inch television he had purchased on clearance at Best Buy. Darling had simplified his life to those possessions out of...
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 17:25
A rangy, north-south skater who goes to the net hunting for goals, Jimmy Hayes’ approach to hockey couldn’t be simpler. But the 6-foot-5, 215-pound winger has taken a serpentine path to...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 15:46
Suiting up for the red, white and blue in the Olympic Winter Games has always been a dream for Dani Cameranesi. And judging by how far she’s come to be where she is today, she is well on her...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 14:44
uiting up for the red, white and blue in the Olympic Winter Games has always been a dream for Dani Cameranesi. And judging by how far she’s come to be where she is today, she is well on her way...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 14:39
Craig Smith remembers his first day on the ice. It was a brisk Wisconsin morning when his dad laced up the skates in the car, carried him to the rink and gave him a small push. And he hasn’t...
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 10:23
The first time Kole Sherwood stepped foot on the ice at Nationwide Arena in downtown Columbus, he was a 7-year-old skating in a 3-on-3 cross-ice game during an intermission of the U.S. vs. Russia...
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 13:50
  One minute Alex Rigsby was sitting on the end of the bench cheering on her teammates during another gold-medal battle with Canada at the 2015 IIHF Women’s World Championship and the...
Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 15:58
Winning the Calder Cup and earning an invitation to the Los Angeles Kings’ training camp this summer are huge accomplishments for Vincent LoVerde. Especially since there was a time when he wasn...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 13:36
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