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James O’Brien

  1. Hurricanes make Noah Hanifin the fifth pick

    Jun 26, 2015, 7:49 PM EDT

    2015 NHL Draft - Top Prospect Availability

    Carolina could improve in multiple areas.

  2. WATCH LIVE: First round of the 2015 NHL Draft

    Jun 26, 2015, 6:20 PM EDT

    2015 NHL Draft - Top Prospect Availability

    Big decisions … and maybe more splashy trades?

  3. Datsyuk underwent ankle surgery on Friday

    Jun 26, 2015, 5:59 PM EDT

    Pavel Datsyuk,

    He might need four-to-six weeks to recover.

  4. Trade: Busy Bruins send Lucic to Kings

    Jun 26, 2015, 4:57 PM EDT

    Milan Lucic

    And they may not be done yet.

  5. Trade: Flames land Dougie Hamilton for package of picks

    Jun 26, 2015, 3:31 PM EDT

    Dougie Hamilton

    Boston adds these 2015 draft selections: 15th, 45th and 52nd.

  6. No parka needed: Players ponder possible NHL team in Vegas

    Jun 24, 2015, 11:40 AM EDT

    2015 NHL Awards - Trophy Display

    “There are a lot of places where you can get in trouble.”

  7. Capitals trot out new third jerseys

    Jun 24, 2015, 10:32 AM EDT

    2015 NHL Awards - Nominee Media Availability

    Not a big departure.

  8. Lubo won’t go: Visnovsky is ‘definitely’ playing next season

    Jun 24, 2015, 9:15 AM EDT

    Columbus Blue Jackets v New York Islanders

    He’d prefer to return to the Islanders, too.

  9. Dubnyk on Wild contract: ‘Both sides want to make it happen’

    Jun 23, 2015, 6:20 PM EDT

    2015 NHL Awards - Nominee Media Availability

    In this photo, the towering goalie actually looks kind of small.

  10. No GM, no problem for the Maple Leafs?

    Jun 23, 2015, 5:08 PM EDT

    Mike Babcock, Brendan Shanahan

    Brendan Shanahan says Toronto has other priorities, including a host of signings.

  11. Toews admits Chicago’s cap crunch feels ‘a lot like 2010’

    Jun 23, 2015, 3:35 PM EDT

    Chicago Blackhawks Victory Parade And Rally

    The reality sets in with an official announcement of $71.4 million.

  12. Get to know a draft pick — Evgeny Svechnikov

    Jun 23, 2015, 1:59 PM EDT

    Cape Breton Screaming Eagles v Gatineau Olympiques

    An intriguing mix of size, skill and improving all-around play.

  13. Attention agents: Coyotes are at least $18M from cap floor

    Jun 23, 2015, 12:54 PM EDT

    2014 NHL Draft - Round 2-7

    [Insert joke about player with limited market value here.]

  14. Get to know a draft pick — Mathew Barzal

    Jun 23, 2015, 12:20 PM EDT

    2015 NHL Combine

    A knee injury hurt the talented scorer’s stock a bit.

  15. Red Wings announce assistant coaches, including Chelios and Granato

    Jun 23, 2015, 11:57 AM EDT

    New Jersey Devils v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Also: Dave Noel-Bernier, Pat Ferschweiler and Jim Bedard.

  16. Wilson: Sharks will ‘explore everything’ to improve

    Jun 22, 2015, 12:05 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks Name Peter Deboer Head Coach

    He speaks of this as “the most important part of the transition process.”

  17. Pens GM on moving up in draft, ‘competitive market’ for wingers

    Jun 22, 2015, 10:58 AM EDT

    Jim Rutherford

    A wide variety of possibilities for Pittsburgh.

  18. PHT Morning Skate: A baby in the Stanley Cup (and the Cup in a helicopter)

    Jun 22, 2015, 8:19 AM EDT

    baby

    Also: Jakub Voracek and overzealous rabbit mascots.

  19. Kapanen is OK with Pens fans throwing his ‘name around’

    Jun 21, 2015, 3:50 PM EDT

    Kasperi Kapanen, Jared Spurgeon

    He wants to be a part of the big club next season.

  20. Report: Leafs would take a contract back in a Kessel trade

    Jun 21, 2015, 2:32 PM EDT

    The Toronto Maple hold their post season media availibility and team President Brendan Shanahan holds a press conference to answer questions

    A more direct way of “eating salary.”

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