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James O’Brien

  1. Red Wings still have no answer for … the Islanders?

    Jan 10, 2012, 11:36 PM EDT

    Matt Moulson, Kyle Okposo, John Tavares,  Ty Conklin

    Detroit still hasn’t beaten the Isles in regulation since the lockout ended.

  2. Jaroslav Halak blanks Habs in return to Montreal

    Jan 10, 2012, 10:40 PM EDT

    St. Louis v Montreal Canadiens

    Montreal (and Ken Hitchcock’s system) remains very nice to Halak.

  3. Mike Smith’s jaw-dropping save on Marian Gaborik

    Jan 10, 2012, 10:04 PM EDT

    Marian Gaborik, Mike Smith

    Maybe Smith’s success isn’t solely based on Dave Tippett’s system after all.

  4. More bruises in Buffalo: Thomas Vanek leaves game

    Jan 10, 2012, 9:36 PM EDT

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    Buffalo Sabres v Carolina Hurricanes

    It keeps getting worse for the Sabres.

  5. Matt Cullen reflects on 1,000 NHL games

    Jan 10, 2012, 9:10 PM EDT

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    Matt Cullen, Steve Ott

    Update: Cullen rose to the occasion.

  6. Devin Setoguchi lands in Minnesota’s doghouse

    Jan 10, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT

    Devin Setoguchi

    The Wild scratched him for “disciplinary reasons” tonight.

  7. Jacob Markstrom is set to undergo knee surgery

    Jan 10, 2012, 8:08 PM EDT

    Florida Panthers v New Jersey Devils

    Florida’s goalie of the future goes under the knife, again.

  8. McLellan joins Tortorella, Julien as 2012 All-Star Game coaches

    Jan 10, 2012, 12:35 AM EDT

    Todd McLellan

    It could have been Alain Vigneault vs. Claude Julien, but the Panthers spoiled the fun.

  9. Panthers outlast Canucks, get bad news about Markstrom

    Jan 9, 2012, 10:58 PM EDT

    Tomas Kopecky, Roberto Luongo

    Florida’s future takes a hit, so good thing the present’s looking bright.

  10. Francois Beauchemin avoids suspension

    Jan 9, 2012, 9:49 PM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v Anaheim Ducks

    He won’t miss any time for a hit that left Jeff Carter with a separated shoulder.

  11. NHL hands J.F. Jacques a three-game suspension

    Jan 9, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT

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    Ryan Hollweg, J.F. Jacques

    The first of two Ducks verdicts in here.

  12. Devils must woo Zach Parise with winning, not just money

    Jan 9, 2012, 9:03 PM EDT

    Zach Parise

    A Stanley Cup seems just as relevant to a big paycheck for Parise.

  13. NHLPA wanted more answers before approving realignment

    Jan 9, 2012, 8:14 PM EDT

    Donald Fehr

    Donald Fehr elaborates on why the players shot down realignment.

  14. Bruins GM predictably gripes about Marchand suspension

    Jan 9, 2012, 7:31 PM EDT

    Peter Chiarelli

    On the bright side, he didn’t use the word “propaganda.”

  15. PHT Morning Skate: Where Luongo is “weak sauce”

    Jan 7, 2012, 8:30 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks

    A Boston columnist calls Roberto Luongo “weak sauce” and more.

  16. Hey, look: the Avs are red-hot now

    Jan 6, 2012, 11:54 PM EDT

    Colorado Avalanche v Boston Bruins

    The Avalanche are back in the playoff picture after winning four in a row and nine of their last 10.

  17. Mike Rupp’s knee-to-knee hit on Jordan Staal

    Jan 6, 2012, 11:15 PM EDT

    staalinjured

    Was it dirty or just bad luck?

  18. AHL draws record crowd with outdoor game

    Jan 6, 2012, 11:04 PM EDT

    ahloutdoorgetty

    This outdoor hockey game idea might just have legs …

  19. Rangers fatten league lead, Penguins lose game and Jordan Staal

    Jan 6, 2012, 10:32 PM EDT

    Henrik Lundqvist

    The good times keep rolling for the Rangers. Not so much for the Penguins.

  20. NHLPA head Donald Fehr’s statement on realignment issue

    Jan 6, 2012, 10:02 PM EDT

    Donald Fehr

    Here’s the official statement for the sake of your own dissection.

  21. What they’re saying about NHLPA rejecting realignment

    Jan 6, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT

    Fehr-Bettman-Getty

    From voices of reason to doomsday proclamations, the big news creates a ton of chatter.

  22. Swedes win first WJC gold since 1981 in style

    Jan 6, 2012, 12:25 AM EDT

    2012 World Junior Hockey Championships - Gold Medal Game - Russia v Sweden

    Mika Zibanejad scores a highlight reel overtime game-winner.

  23. HBO hits the high points in engrossing 24/7 finale

    Jan 5, 2012, 11:58 PM EDT

    2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    24/7 finishes as strong as ever.

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