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James O’Brien

  1. Does Crosby make the Penguins the NHL’s best?

    Nov 22, 2011, 8:51 PM EDT

    New York Islanders v Pittsburgh Penguins

    McGuire and Roenick seem to think so.

  2. Southern Ontario might get an NHL-ready arena (even if NHL isn’t ready)

    Nov 22, 2011, 8:17 PM EDT

    nhllogo

    It’s pretty hard to believe that getting an NHL team isn’t the No. 1 goal with this plan …

  3. McGuire and Roenick discuss Crosby’s return, what’s next

    Nov 22, 2011, 7:40 PM EDT

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    Sidney Crosby

    Crosby’s night evoked memories of Mario Lemieux, Saku Koivu and more.

  4. Carter helps Columbus show some life

    Nov 21, 2011, 11:17 PM EDT

    Minnesota Wild v Columbus Blue Jackets

    Jeff Carter and Curtis Sanford are giving the Blue Jackets reason for hope. At least for now.

  5. Bruins smother Habs for ninth win in a row

    Nov 21, 2011, 10:30 PM EDT

    New Jersey Devils v Boston Bruins

    Amazingly, this run has only tied them for the Northeast Division lead with Buffalo and Toronto.

  6. Crosby, Penguins produce Lemieux-like magic

    Nov 21, 2011, 9:45 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    The similarities between Crosby and Lemieux’s 5-0 comeback wins are almost spooky.

  7. Can Sidney Crosby match Mario Lemieux’s comeback?

    Nov 21, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT

    Mario Lemieux, Sidney Crosby

    How close is Crosby to matching Lemieux’s output during his famous return from retirement?

  8. Marvel at Jimmy Howard’s absurd glove save

    Nov 20, 2011, 11:53 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v St. Louis Blues

    File this one under “Zero margin of error.”

  9. Patrick Marleau powers Sharks to top of Pacific

    Nov 20, 2011, 11:34 PM EDT

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    Ryane Clowe, Matt Carle, Patrick Marleau

    The Sharks are lighting up the regular season once again.

  10. Canucks don’t want to make excuses for mediocrity

    Nov 20, 2011, 11:01 PM EDT

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    Ryan Kesler

    The Canucks won’t blame a long playoff run for their sluggish 9-9-1 start.

  11. Cam Ward robs Tim Connolly

    Nov 20, 2011, 10:03 PM EDT

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    Cam Ward

    Carolina’s franchise goalie reminds us that he can be really good, even if his numbers haven’t been.

  12. Want to watch Sidney Crosby’s return? Versus has you covered

    Nov 20, 2011, 5:46 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby

    Sorry Bruins-Canadiens, but the world wants to see Sidney Crosby’s comeback and Versus is making it happen.

  13. PHT’s Morning Skate: Ducks hold meetings, Recchi takes nap

    Nov 20, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v New York Rangers

    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.

  14. The NHL’s top team is now … the Minnesota Wild?

    Nov 20, 2011, 1:26 AM EDT

    Mikko Koivu

    Here’s a shocker for you: the Wild currently sit atop the entire NHL with 27 points after the Oilers shellacked the Blackhawks.

  15. BizNasty scores one for his mom

    Nov 19, 2011, 11:08 PM EDT

    Phoenix Coyotes v Toronto Maple Leafs

    Paul Bissonnette’s mom saw her son score a rare goal in the first game she attended during his NHL career.

  16. Bruins can’t slow down despite eighth consecutive win

    Nov 19, 2011, 10:57 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v New York Islanders

    The Bruins remain hot, but they’re still behind the Maple Leafs and Sabres for the Northeast Division title.

  17. Do the Capitals need to make a change?

    Nov 19, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT

    Karl Alzner

    An ugly loss to Toronto has many wondering if heads are going to roll in DC.

  18. Canadiens end Rangers’ streak with a whimper

    Nov 19, 2011, 9:57 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Montreal Canadiens

    To add insult to injury, Scott Gomez even looked good.

  19. Report: Flyers will retire Mark Howe’s jersey

    Nov 19, 2011, 9:13 PM EDT

    2011 Hockey Hall Of Fame Induction

    Mark Howe’s No.2 will reportedly be retired as the Flyers face the Red Wings on March 6.

  20. This one won’t be on Chris Pronger’s personal highlight reel

    Nov 19, 2011, 7:57 PM EDT

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    Chris Pronger

    The bruising defenseman swings, whiffs and allows a Jim Slater shorthanded goal. Ouch.

  21. Mike Richards: One of the NHL’s top shorthanded threats

    Nov 19, 2011, 7:38 PM EDT

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    Mike Richards

    He’s especially dangerous when the opposing team puts a forward on the point …

  22. Devils beat Sabres thanks to Brodeur, Kovalchuk

    Nov 17, 2011, 2:12 AM EDT

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    Martin Brodeur

    Check out highlights of the Devils’ 5-3 win against the Sabres.

  23. Blackhawks give Canucks a sad dose of reality

    Nov 17, 2011, 12:53 AM EDT

    Niklas Hjalmarsson Daniel Sedin Dave Bolland Marcus Kruger

    At 9-9-1, a cruel reality might be setting in for Vancouver. Worse yet, people can’t just blame it all on Luongo.

  24. Should Montreal banish Scott Gomez to the minors?

    Nov 16, 2011, 11:25 PM EDT

    Scott Gomez Braden Holtby Scott Hannan

    Should the Habs make Gomez the highest-paid minor league hockey player ever and enjoy the cap space that comes with it?

  25. Jim Rutherford should feel the heat in Carolina, too

    Nov 16, 2011, 10:31 PM EDT

    2010 NHL Draft - Round One

    Carolina’s head coach’s days are probably numbered, but what about the GM who put the team together?

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