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James O’Brien

  1. Ilya Kovalchuk might just climb into Hart Trophy argument

    Feb 14, 2012, 11:31 PM EDT

    Ilya Kovalchuk

    He could even make that $100 million deal look semi-sane.

  2. Poll: When will Detroit’s home winning streak end?

    Feb 14, 2012, 10:50 PM EDT

    Stars Red Wings Hockey

    Could they even run the table and will all 14 remaining games at Joe Louis Arena?

  3. Red Wings stand alone with 21 consecutive home wins

    Feb 14, 2012, 10:03 PM EDT

    Dallas Stars v Detroit Red Wings

    Detroit makes history at Joe Louis Arena with 3-1 win against Dallas Stars.

  4. Rangers smother Bruins in clash of East contenders

    Feb 14, 2012, 9:57 PM EDT

    Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan Callahan, Milan Lucic

    Henrik Lundqvist makes a serious statement with a 42-save shutout.

  5. Bettman on CBA discussion: “We’re not there yet”

    Feb 14, 2012, 9:21 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    It’s too early to play ominous music, though.

  6. David Perron is becoming a difference-maker for Blues

    Feb 14, 2012, 8:59 PM EDT

    St Louis Blues v New Jersey Devils

    The reigning third star of the week is on a torrid pace.

  7. Audition blown: Capitals demote Holtby to minors

    Feb 14, 2012, 7:42 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Washington Capitals

    The young goalie didn’t exactly make a good impression last night.

  8. Blocking shots: Mad genius or just mad?

    Feb 14, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    Chuck Kobasew, Gabriel Landeskog, Kyle Quincey, Jason Garrison

    Debating the merits of a very courageous strategy.

  9. Missed opportunities for Caps, Habs tonight

    Feb 13, 2012, 11:22 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Washington Capitals

    The inactive Jets might be Monday’s big winner, then.

  10. Mike Milbury’s rant on elbowing

    Feb 13, 2012, 10:38 PM EDT

    staalshovesmarchandgetty

    “Suspend me for liking it” sets Twitter abuzz.

  11. Jones, Milbury on the slumping Blackhawks

    Feb 13, 2012, 9:51 PM EDT

    Chicago Blackhawks v Phoenix Coyotes

    At least they’re having fun in practice, though.

  12. Ballard sidelined while injury baffles Canucks

    Feb 13, 2012, 9:13 PM EDT

    Joe Pavelski, Keith Ballard

    He’ll be out until the team figures out if it’s neck or concussion-related.

  13. Time to pause your Tuomo Ruutu trade rumors

    Feb 13, 2012, 8:49 PM EDT

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    Dustin Penner, Tuomo Ruutu

    Hurricanes forward leaves game with upper-body injury.

  14. Sedin twins: Artists on the ice, only

    Feb 13, 2012, 8:14 PM EDT

    henrikonleftdanielonright

    They don’t look identical in creepy self-portrait form, apparently.

  15. More explanation for Moore non-suspension

    Feb 13, 2012, 7:53 PM EDT

    Dominic Moore

    Shanahan tries to appease the angry Rangers-leaning masses.

  16. Zac Rinaldo will sit two games for charging

    Feb 13, 2012, 7:27 PM EDT

    rinaldoap

    The Flyers troublemaker is already making a (bad) name for himself.

  17. Video: Kari Lehtonen’s brilliant (but futile) save

    Feb 11, 2012, 12:20 AM EDT

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    Kari Lehtonen, Tyler Ennis

    It allowed the Stars to reach a shootout but the Sabres won anyway.

  18. Red Wings squeeze by Ducks on historic night

    Feb 10, 2012, 10:54 PM EDT

    lidstromholmstromap

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

  19. 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.

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

    Feb 10, 2012, 9:33 PM EDT

    pravilov

    Initial reports indicate that he committed suicide.

  21. 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.”

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

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