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James O’Brien

  1. Scorers who got rich thanks to Joe Thornton

    Oct 22, 2011, 12:30 AM EDT

    Jonathan Cheechoo, Joe Thornton

    Here’s a look at some of the forwards that Joe Thornton made rich in his first 1,000 NHL games.

  2. Red Wings set stage for battle of unbeatens with Capitals

    Oct 21, 2011, 11:41 PM EDT

    Jimmy Howard, Mike Knuble

    Sure it’s just October, but feel free to get excited about a measuring stick game between the Capitals and Red Wings.

  3. When will Columbus’ winless nightmare end?

    Oct 21, 2011, 11:11 PM EDT

    Mikael Samuelsson, Aaron Rome

    If they can’t beat the Senators on Saturday, the answer could be “sometime in November.”

  4. Mark Messier plans to run in New York marathon for charity

    Oct 14, 2011, 1:16 PM EDT

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    Mark Messier

    Mark Messier will participate in the New York City Marathon for the challenge and benefit of two charities.

  5. Rick DiPietro’s out indefinitely with concussion

    Oct 14, 2011, 12:26 PM EDT

    Minnesota Wild v New York Islanders

    Rick DiPietro’s horrible run of injuries continues as he recently suffered a concussion. Reports indicate that there’s no timetable for his return.

  6. Andy McDonald suffered head injury vs. Stars

    Oct 14, 2011, 11:53 AM EDT

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    Andy McDonald, Scott Hannan

    Here’s hoping that Andy McDonald isn’t suffering from post-concussion syndrome for the second season in a row.

  7. Video: Sidney Crosby says he needs to get hit

    Oct 14, 2011, 11:29 AM EDT

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    No one wants to be the guy who re-injures Sidney Crosby in practice, but for the Penguins start to get ready, some teammate will need to knock him around a bit.

  8. Senators demote Nikita Filatov, two 2011 1st rounders go to juniors

    Oct 13, 2011, 4:45 PM EDT

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    Ottawa Senators v Toronto Maple Leafs

    When you can’t stick with the Senators as a forward, things aren’t going great. Nikita Filatov has some soul searching to do after getting demoted. This post discusses that plus two demotions that are far less depressing.

  9. Tim Connolly’s injury is worse than he expected, as bad as everyone else assumed

    Oct 13, 2011, 3:51 PM EDT

    connolly_tim

    Tim Connolly admitted that he’ll probably miss more time than expected with what many believe is a shoulder injury.

  10. Miikka Kiprusoff could set Flames’ all-time wins record tonight

    Oct 13, 2011, 1:40 PM EDT

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    Miikka Kiprusoff

    Miikka Kiprusoff could pass Mike Vernon for the Flames’ team record for wins tonight.

  11. Sidney Crosby gets the OK for full contact in practice

    Oct 13, 2011, 12:33 PM EDT

    Sidney Crosby, Jordan Staal

    A few days after being teased with the possibility, the Penguins and their fans can celebrate a big step: Sidney Crosby participated in his first full contact practice since January today. This post includes a small update on Evgeni Malkin, too.

  12. Tomas Vokoun should start vs. Penguins tonight

    Oct 13, 2011, 12:18 PM EDT

    Alexander Semin; PK Subban;

    With Michal Neuvirth injured, the Capitals re-called Braden Holtby. One would assume that Holtby will back up Tomas Vokoun, but you never know with Bruce Boudreau …

  13. Chris Kunitz will forecheck for Penguins for two more years

    Oct 13, 2011, 11:52 AM EDT

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    Chris Kunitz, Shaone Morrison

    The Penguins gave Chris Kunitz a two-year extension that will pay him the same as his current deal today. Read more about his impact on and future with the team in this post.

  14. Is Boudreau pressing the right buttons or just hitting nerves?

    Oct 13, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

    Bruce Boudreau

    Bruce Boudreau has been making some surprising decisions and comments lately, but it seems like he’s been at least partially right with all of them. Where do you stand on the Capitals coach, though? Is he heading in the right direction or hurtling toward unemployment?

  15. Blue Jackets experienced NHL’s worst first week

    Oct 13, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Steve Mason

    With zero wins and just one point in their first four games – three of which were at home – it might be safe to say that the Blue Jackets had the worst first week in the NHL.

  16. Poll: Who will be the last NHL team with 0 points?

    Oct 13, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Miikka Kiprusoff

    The Calgary Flames and Winnipeg Jets are the only teams in the NHL who haven’t earned a standings point yet. Which team will be the final one stuck on zero?

  17. Video: Stanley Cup ring brings back Tim Thomas’ humbling past

    Oct 13, 2011, 1:24 AM EDT

    Tyler Seguin

    Take this look back at the Bruins accepting their 2011 Stanley Cup rings – a moment that brought back some humbling memories for Tim Thomas.

  18. No subject is taboo for Flyers fans’ boos

    Oct 13, 2011, 12:46 AM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v Philadelphia Flyers - Game Five

    Flyers fans booed opposing players shown during a commercial, which would be on par with normal behavior … except that was an ad for “Hockey Fights Cancer.”

  19. Videos: Breaking down Carolina’s much-needed first win

    Oct 13, 2011, 12:05 AM EDT

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    Jay Harrison, Cam Ward, Nathan Horton

    The Hurricanes combined strong goaltending, solid special teams work and an opportunistic offense for their first win of the 2011-12 season.

  20. Video: Tyler Seguin’s fearsome wrist shot

    Oct 12, 2011, 11:40 PM EDT

    Tyler Seguin

    Want a clip to point to if you’re arguing in favor of more ice time for Tyler Seguin? Check out this video of his impressive wrist shot goal from tonight’s loss against the Hurricanes.

  21. Statement made? Flyers earn third win in a row

    Oct 12, 2011, 11:10 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Boston Bruins

    Claude Giroux, Ilya Bryzgalov and the rest of the remodeled Flyers are making GM Paul Holmgren look like a mad genius through their first three games of the 2011-12 season.

  22. Slow starts plague Bruins, Canucks early in season

    Oct 12, 2011, 10:40 PM EDT

    Boston Bruins v Vancouver Canucks - Game Seven

    Both the Bruins and Canucks are suffering from slow starts in the beginning of the 2011-12 season.

  23. Video: Canadiens might need a ‘miracle’ to overcome injuries

    Oct 12, 2011, 10:05 PM EDT

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    Keith Jones thinks that the Canadiens might need a “miracle” to overcome yet another season full of tough injury issues. If nothing else, the team will lean that much more on budding stars Carey Price and P.K. Subban.

  24. Video: Jeremy Roenick is tired of the Sidney Crosby roller coaster

    Oct 12, 2011, 9:30 PM EDT

    Like many other people in the hockey world, Jeremy Roenick is tired of all the Sidney Crosby concussion updates.

  25. Video: Milbury, Jones discuss Tampa Bay’s troubled defense

    Oct 12, 2011, 9:22 PM EDT

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    Tampa Bay’s defense was already questionable last season, but losing Mattias Ohlund makes that spot an even bigger worry. Watch this video to find out more about their situation.

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