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James O’Brien

  1. Parise, Devils light it up on Niedermayer night

    Dec 16, 2011, 10:59 PM EDT

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    Dallas Stars v New Jersey Devils

    Zach Parise now has eight points in his last three games.

  2. Today marks fifth anniversary of Phil Kessel beating cancer

    Dec 16, 2011, 8:54 PM EDT

    Phil Kessel; Mike Komisarek

    It’s hard to believe it’s been that long, right?

  3. Devils raise Scott Niedermayer’s No. 27 to rafters

    Dec 16, 2011, 8:26 PM EDT

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    Scott Niedermayer Jersey Retirement Press Conference

    New Jersey honors one of the best blueliners of his era.

  4. What’s next for the Pronger-less Flyers?

    Dec 15, 2011, 11:47 PM EDT

    Matt Read, Chris Pronger, Kimmo Timonen, Maxime Talbot

    Looking at the future without Chris Pronger – with polls.

  5. Cam Ward blows Keith Ballard’s mind

    Dec 15, 2011, 10:56 PM EDT

    wardsaveap

    This glove save will blow yours, too.

  6. Add Brian Rolston to the concussion list

    Dec 15, 2011, 10:14 PM EDT

    Brian Rolston

    This trend jumped from ridiculous to absurd.

  7. Kings break scoring slump, win against Columbus

    Dec 15, 2011, 9:53 PM EDT

    RJ Umberger, Brad Richardson, Jonathan Quick

    Two goals in one period? Break up the Kings.

  8. Suing the NHL for concussions would be a challenge

    Dec 15, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

    Gary Bettman

    Former players would face big obstacles in a concussion-related legal battle.

  9. Flyers shut down Chris Pronger for season, playoffs

    Dec 15, 2011, 8:09 PM EDT

    Chris Pronger

    Will he ever be the same player again?

  10. Agent calls for NHL to curb ‘concussion epidemic’

    Dec 15, 2011, 7:53 PM EDT

    New York Islanders v Pittsburgh Penguins

    The question is: how far should they go?

  11. In case you missed it: Tim Thomas had another great night

    Dec 15, 2011, 1:15 AM EDT

    Colin Greening, Tim Thomas

    Check out his nifty “Fungo job.”

  12. Dave Bolland backpedals/clarifies his Canucks jabs

    Dec 15, 2011, 12:33 AM EDT

    Dave Bolland, Mikael Samuelsson

    Hopefully this won’t start an insufferable “utmost respect” meme.

  13. Patrick Kane almost justifies the existence of shootouts

    Dec 14, 2011, 11:46 PM EDT

    Chicago Blackhawks v Minnesota Wild

    This tally puts the skill in skills competition.

  14. Five biggest stars from HBO 24/7 episode one

    Dec 14, 2011, 11:29 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers

    Five people who stole HBO’s fantastic hockey show.

  15. Adam McQuaid will likely hear from NHL for knee-to-knee

    Dec 14, 2011, 10:52 PM EDT

    Nick Foligno, Andrew Ference, Adam McQuaid

    Does he deserve a suspension for kneeing Nick Foligno?

  16. “Every shot is an adventure” for Tomas Vokoun

    Dec 14, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

    He admits he’s in “one of those funks.”

  17. Why you shouldn’t always root for NHL underdogs

    Dec 14, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT

    brodziakap

    Upsets are fun, but hockey ones often call for boring strategies.

  18. Colorado edges San Jose in shootout

    Dec 14, 2011, 1:27 AM EDT

    Daniel Winnik

    Check out this post for Logan Couture’s jaw-dropping assist, if nothing else.

  19. Expect to see this John Tortorella meltdown on HBO

    Dec 14, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

    John Tortorella

    The only thing better than normal John Tortorella anger is that we’ll probably get the uncensored version on HBO. (Just make sure your kids aren’t watching.)

  20. Kings fail to score for John Stevens, too

    Dec 13, 2011, 10:55 PM EDT

    stevenslameduck

    Stevens’ lame duck era got off to a positively glum start.

  21. Detroit handles decimated Penguins 4-1

    Dec 13, 2011, 10:24 PM EDT

    Detroit Red Wings v Pittsburgh Penguins

    The Red Wings show no mercy when they smell blood.

  22. Add “goaltending” to Capitals’ crisis list

    Dec 13, 2011, 10:04 PM EDT

    St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals

    Tomas Vokoun’s tough night shines a light on yet another problem in Washington.

  23. Milan Michalek takes goals lead, promptly gets injured

    Dec 13, 2011, 9:41 PM EDT

    Paul Szczechura, Milan Michalek, Erik Karlsson

    Yet another teammate-on-teammate crime might end with a concussion. Yup, we’re getting depressed about this trend, too.

  24. Brad Marchand admits slew-foot was “a cheap shot”

    Dec 13, 2011, 8:38 PM EDT

    niskanenvmarchand

    Claude Julien wants Marchand to be a good brat, not a bad one.

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