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James O’Brien

  1. Roenick calls Ovechkin’s All-Star absence a “cop out”

    Jan 25, 2012, 7:56 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    The former star is disappointed with the current one.

  2. Minnesota strengthens hold on eighth place in West

    Jan 25, 2012, 1:24 AM EDT

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    Warren Peters Paul Stastny Jay Sharrers

    The Wild’s win against Colorado keeps them a little ahead of the pack.

  3. James Neal may be the next All-Star addition

    Jan 25, 2012, 12:07 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins v New York Rangers

    Ovechkin’s “No thanks” could make way for Neal’s inclusion.

  4. Things could start looking up for Sabres

    Jan 24, 2012, 11:16 PM EDT

    sabresoptimism

    Reasons for positivity beyond ending their franchise-record road slump.

  5. Ovechkin-less Capitals best Bruins 5-3

    Jan 24, 2012, 10:40 PM EDT

    Mathieu Perreault, Marcus Johansson

    Mathieu Perreault’s hat trick leads the way.

  6. Milbury has no beef with Ovechkin missing All-Star Game

    Jan 24, 2012, 9:47 PM EDT

    weberoviallstarap

    Milbury doesn’t have an issue, Jones is disappointed.

  7. Caps want Ovechkin to be “relentless” despite suspensions

    Jan 24, 2012, 9:11 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    His suspension might even be a blessing in disguise.

  8. P.K. Subban experiences growing pains in second year

    Jan 24, 2012, 8:32 PM EDT

    P.K. Subban

    Sometimes that means learning things the hard way.

  9. Burns’ injury opens up trade possibilities for Sharks

    Jan 24, 2012, 7:59 PM EDT

    Brent Burns Getty

    Pessimists might call them “opportunities to panic.”

  10. Report: Ovechkin might skip All-Star Game, Toews won’t attend

    Jan 24, 2012, 12:27 AM EDT

    58th NHL All-Star Game Portraits

    The All-Star Game could lose more star power.

  11. Red Wings remain hot at home, beat Blues

    Jan 23, 2012, 11:42 PM EDT

    St. Louis Blues v Detroit Red Wings

    Detroit widens its leads with a key win over St. Louis.

  12. What they’re saying about Tim Thomas’ White House snub

    Jan 23, 2012, 10:55 PM EDT

    The 2011 ESPY Awards - Press Room

    A collection of critical, supportive and just plain snarky quips.

  13. Mike Milbury on Tim Thomas’ White House absence

    Jan 23, 2012, 9:53 PM EDT

    Tim Thomas, Wayne Simmonds

    Milbury thinks this wasn’t the time for a political statement.

  14. Vokoun plummets down The Hockey News’ goalie rankings

    Jan 23, 2012, 9:29 PM EDT

    Tomas Vokoun, Jeff Skinner

    The Capitals goalie tumbles down the publication’s top 30 rankings.

  15. Tomas Fleischmann bounces back from health scares

    Jan 23, 2012, 8:59 PM EDT

    Florida Panthers v New Jersey Devils

    Blood clots threatened his life along with his career.

  16. Jamie Benn should be ready for All-Star Game

    Jan 23, 2012, 7:46 PM EDT

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    Jamie Benn

    Benn’s contract talks will have to wait until the summer.

  17. Ovechkin, Michalek will hear from NHL on Monday

    Jan 22, 2012, 11:50 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Michalek’s hearing is in the morning while Ovechkin will discuss his hit in the afternoon.

  18. Brutal February will reveal if Ducks are for real

    Jan 22, 2012, 11:07 PM EDT

    Jonas Hiller

    Anaheim’s on a five-game winning streak and have an 8-1-1 record in January.

  19. Injury might prompt Toews to skip All-Star Game

    Jan 22, 2012, 9:56 PM EDT

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    Jonathan Toews, Zdeno Chara

    The rest might be worth it for Chicago’s captain.

  20. Flyers report little progress for Briere, Jagr and others

    Jan 22, 2012, 9:04 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    No good news for James van Riemsdyk or Zach Rinaldo, either.

  21. PHT Morning Skate: Where glass attacks refs

    Jan 21, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Anaheim Ducks

    A collection of links and videos, with at least one involving an endangered NHL official.

  22. P.K. Subban might get in trouble for “slewfoot”

    Jan 20, 2012, 11:24 PM EDT

    Montreal Canadiens v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Did he go over the line on Chris Kunitz?

  23. Is this Evgeni Malkin’s best work yet?

    Jan 20, 2012, 10:57 PM EDT

    Evgeni Malkin

    Geno is putting up some of the best numbers of his brilliant career.

  24. Hurricanes ship Alexei Ponikarovsky to Devils

    Jan 20, 2012, 10:18 PM EDT

    Alexei Ponikarovsky, Frans Nielsen

    New Jersey gives up a prospect and a 2012 fourth-rounder.

  25. Pavel Datsyuk climbs the scoring ranks

    Jan 20, 2012, 9:32 PM EDT

    Pavel Datsyuk, Corey Crawford

    Could he finally get the Hart Trophy many believe he’s deserved for years?

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