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James O’Brien

  1. Why the Blackhawks shouldn’t be worried – yet

    Feb 4, 2012, 12:52 AM EDT

    Chicago Blackhawks v Calgary Flames

    Why Chicago shouldn’t freak out about its 0-4-1 run.

  2. Mark Eaton’s unlikely (and splendid) OT winner

    Feb 3, 2012, 11:37 PM EDT

    eatongetty

    Not bad for his first goal since Nov. 28, 2009.

  3. Jaroslav Halak is turning Brian Elliott into an All-Star backup

    Feb 3, 2012, 11:00 PM EDT

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    GYI0062995380

    Halak is clearly the Blues’ No.1 guy again.

  4. Stars put Brenden Morrow back on the IR

    Feb 3, 2012, 9:57 PM EDT

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    Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Brenden Morrow

    Dallas’ captain continues to struggle with injuries.

  5. Alex Ovechkin is “dying to get back” from suspension

    Feb 3, 2012, 9:10 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    Almost two weeks off has the Capitals star eager to play again.

  6. Sam Gagner’s dad hopes special night will “catapult him to higher levels”

    Feb 3, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT

    gagner horray ap

    Not literally, mind you – that would be dangerous.

  7. Blackhawks GM searches for defensive help

    Feb 3, 2012, 7:52 PM EDT

    David Perron, T.J. Oshie, Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith, Marty Turco

    Depth seems to rank high on the wish list.

  8. Brian Burke on supporting first openly gay hockey player

    Feb 3, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    Brian Burke

    Burke believes that such a player “is going to find that hill’s a lot less steep than he thinks it is.”

  9. PHT Morning Skate: J.S. Giguere wows again

    Feb 3, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

    Minnesota Wild v Colorado Avalanche

    PHT’s Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what’s happening and what we’ll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond.

  10. How Blackhawks reacted last time Oilers blew them out

    Feb 3, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

    gagnerbeatschi

    Chicago might find motivation in being on the wrong side of history.

  11. Sam Gagner produces first eight-point game in 23 years

    Feb 3, 2012, 2:32 AM EDT

    Blackhawks Oilers Hockey

    Gagner joins the likes of Gretzky, Coffey, Lemieux and Rocket Richard.

  12. Patrik Elias checks Michael Blunden from behind

    Feb 2, 2012, 11:08 PM EDT

    Patrik Elias, Thomas Vanek

    Will Shanahan discipline his former teammate for this check, then?

  13. Adam Larsson hurts knee in Devils’ comeback win

    Feb 2, 2012, 10:50 PM EDT

    Richard Stinziano, Adam Larsson

    Early word is that it’s only a bruise, though.

  14. Bruins still have no answer for the Hurricanes

    Feb 2, 2012, 10:11 PM EDT

    Cam Ward

    Actually, they really just can’t beat Cam Ward this season.

  15. Columnist says Avs should try to get Chris Stewart back

    Feb 2, 2012, 9:24 PM EDT

    Stewart_Chris

    Oddly enough, Erik Johnson wouldn’t be involved.

  16. Bettman on clock malfunction: “We are taking this very seriously”

    Feb 2, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    Bettman says a clock malfunction is “not acceptable.”

  17. Columbus activates Jeff Carter from IR

    Feb 2, 2012, 7:39 PM EDT

    Jeff Carter

    Some might say so he can improve his trade value …

  18. Kesler avoids revenge angle regarding Kronwall

    Feb 2, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Phoenix Coyotes

    Kesler doesn’t seem hell-bent on Kronwall-ing Kronwall.

  19. PHT Morning Skate: Where Oilers fear the U-test

    Feb 2, 2012, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Edmonton Oilers v Phoenix Coyotes

    PHT’s Morning Skate takes a look around the world of hockey to see what’s happening and what we’ll be talking about around the NHL world and beyond.

  20. Drew Doughty bested Blue Jackets at buzzer … or did he?

    Feb 2, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

    doughty point 3

    It appears there might have been a “clock malfunction” in Los Angeles.

  21. Henrik Lundqvist’s shutout > Ryan Miller’s shutout

    Feb 2, 2012, 1:04 AM EDT

    Derek Roy, Marc Staal, Henrik Lundqvist

    At least it’s better in the standings.

  22. Watch James Reimer shut out the Penguins

    Feb 1, 2012, 11:43 PM EDT

    James Reimer, Joey Crabb

    Reimer shows little rust as he slows down the red-hot Penguins.

  23. Mikael Samuelsson beats Michal Neuvirth from long distance

    Feb 1, 2012, 10:48 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    The Panthers took the Southeast Division lead while the Capitals fell out of the East’s top eight.

  24. Marc-Andre Fleury gets a rare bit of rest

    Feb 1, 2012, 10:09 PM EDT

    Marc Andre Fleury, Brent Johnson

    Why the Penguins would be wise to give him more soon, too.

  25. Making sense of Nazem Kadri’s development

    Feb 1, 2012, 9:19 PM EDT

    Nazem Kadri

    Does the prospect need a trade to find a permanent spot in the NHL?

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