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James O’Brien

  1. Red Wings squeeze by Ducks on historic night

    Feb 10, 2012, 10:54 PM EDT

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    Lidstrom and Holmstrom reach milestones while the Red Wings are one win away from tying the all-time record for consecutive home victories.

  2. Blue Jackets place two defensemen on IR as fun continues

    Feb 10, 2012, 10:05 PM EDT

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    Nashville Predators v Columbus Blue Jackets

    Marc Methot and Brett Lebda are on the injured reserve now.

  3. Hockey coach charged with fondling teen dies in jail cell

    Feb 10, 2012, 9:33 PM EDT

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    Initial reports indicate that he committed suicide.

  4. NHL fines, but doesn’t suspend Dominic Moore

    Feb 10, 2012, 9:05 PM EDT

    Dominic Moore

    Is a $2,500 fine sufficient punishment? The Rangers would probably say “No.”

  5. Kings shuffle lineup, place Jarret Stoll on IR

    Feb 10, 2012, 8:50 PM EDT

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    Jaroslav Halak, Jarret Stoll

    The former almost Mr. Rachel Hunter injured his hip.

  6. Columnist believes Joel Quenneville’s job could be in danger

    Feb 10, 2012, 8:27 PM EDT

    Joel Quenneville

    Getting fired just years after winning a Cup? It’s not exactly unprecedented.

  7. Blues place Jason Arnott on IR

    Feb 10, 2012, 8:03 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v St. Louis Blues

    Arnott’s shoulder has bee an issue since Feb. 3.

  8. Family has “no plans” to donate Gordie Howe’s brain for concussion research

    Feb 10, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    2012 NHL All-Star Game - NHL Fan Fair

    Marty Howe said he doesn’t think it will happen when Gordie passes on.

  9. Red Wings owner’s first choice for Winter Classic was Comerica Park

    Feb 10, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    Mike Ilitch, Gary Bettman

    Mike Ilitch wants to make sure that Detroit benefits from the NHL’s marquee event.

  10. PHT Morning Skate: Where the Wild “flat-out stink”

    Feb 10, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

    Minnesota Wild v Ottawa Senators

    The Morning Skate covers Mike Yeo’s disgust and other news bits.

  11. Rangers edge Lightning as New York Giants look on

    Feb 10, 2012, 1:30 AM EDT

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    There were plenty of dazzling goals for the Super Bowl champions to enjoy

  12. Coyotes boot Wild out of West’s top eight

    Feb 10, 2012, 12:52 AM EDT

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    Shane Doan, Martin Hanzal

    PHT runs down how the West’s bubble teams fared on a busy Thursday.

  13. Blues edge Devils in battle of red-hot teams

    Feb 9, 2012, 11:24 PM EDT

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    Brian Elliott, Ilya Kovalchuk

    Is Elliott earning the starting job back from Halak in St. Louis?

  14. Panthers take Southeast lead, Caps out of top eight again

    Feb 9, 2012, 10:56 PM EDT

    Mike Santorelli, Jack Johnson

    Taking a look at the short-term future of both teams.

  15. Stop the presses: Scott Gomez scored a goal

    Feb 9, 2012, 9:53 PM EDT

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    It only took him 369 days to break the curse …

  16. Hartnell scores goal then drops gloves with Phaneuf

    Feb 9, 2012, 9:25 PM EDT

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    That’s two-thirds of a Gordie Howe hat trick in a matter of seconds.

  17. Red Wings will be without Cleary, Howard this weekend

    Feb 9, 2012, 9:05 PM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche v Detroit Red Wings

    Detroit will have to shoot for history without two big pieces.

  18. Travis Zajac’s still about a month away from action

    Feb 9, 2012, 8:25 PM EDT

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    New York Rangers v New Jersey Devils

    Zajac’s been limited to eight games this season.

  19. Jordan Staal is on his way back, so naturally Tyler Kennedy’s out for 4-6 weeks

    Feb 9, 2012, 7:40 PM EDT

    Jordan Staal, Tyler Kennedy

    Should we call it “The Curse of the Penguins centers”?

  20. Ken Hitchcock keeps up with “race-a-riffic hockey”

    Feb 9, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    Ken Hitchcock

    “Sometimes it feels like organized chaos out there.”

  21. Evaluating Buffalo’s slim playoff chances

    Feb 9, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v New York Islanders

    Can the Sabres beat long odds?

  22. PHT Morning Skate: Bryzgalov feels like a soccer goalie

    Feb 9, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

    Winnipeg Jets v Philadelphia Flyers

    That story and more – including Corey Perry’s controversial goal – in the Morning Skate.

  23. Jokinen’s big night helps Kiprusoff claim 300th win

    Feb 9, 2012, 1:14 AM EDT

    Calgary Flames v Anaheim Ducks

    Kipper becomes the first Finn to accomplish the feat.

  24. Sabres beat up Bruins – on the scoreboard

    Feb 8, 2012, 11:39 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Buffalo Sabres

    A 6-0 win should make the bruises worth it.

  25. Red Wings home streak beats Sam Gagner’s great run

    Feb 8, 2012, 10:56 PM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v Detroit Red Wings

    Gagner’s two goals can’t end Detroit’s 18-game winning streak at home.

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