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James O’Brien

  1. 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 …

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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?

  5. 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?

  6. Kings, Oilers settle dispute over Colin Fraser

    Nov 16, 2011, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Colin Fraser, Ethan Morea

    Perhaps Dean Lombardi and Steve Tambellini were able to hug it out at the GM meetings?

  7. Did Tyler Myers take liberties with Dainius Zubrus?

    Nov 16, 2011, 9:32 PM EDT

    Tyler Myers

    Did Myers go over the line with his hit on Zubrus?

  8. Islanders display new third jerseys; What do you think?

    Nov 16, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT

    islandersthirds

    The Islanders officially unveiled their black third jerseys today. Take a look and let us know what you think.

  9. Sabres show some spine in comeback win

    Nov 15, 2011, 12:16 AM EDT

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    sabresjoy

    Amid plenty of criticism and a good deal of mockery, the Sabres put all that aside and beat the Canadiens on Monday.

  10. Giroux, Jagr help Flyers tie Penguins for division lead

    Nov 14, 2011, 11:52 PM EDT

    Claude Giroux; Jaromir Jagr; Carey Price

    Claude Giroux and Jaromir Jagr are among the best one-two punches in this young NHL season.

  11. Kerry Fraser says Milan Lucic deserved two-game suspension

    Nov 14, 2011, 11:10 PM EDT

    Hockey Hall Of Fame Legends Classic Game

    One retired official believes that Brendan Shanahan and the on-ice officials made the wrong call regarding Milan Lucic’s hit on Ryan Miller.

  12. GMs will discuss Tampa Bay’s 1-3-1 at meetings

    Nov 14, 2011, 10:52 PM EDT

    Steve Yzerman, Wayne Fleming.

    Sure, it might be last week’s news, but the league’s top executives are wise to at least discuss the polarizing strategy.

  13. Mark Howe’s fitting tribute to his father Gordie

    Nov 14, 2011, 10:15 PM EDT

    2011 Hockey Hall Of Fame Induction

    That and Hall of Fame speeches from Ed Belour, Doug Gilmour and Joe Nieuwendyk.

  14. Mike Green’s new ailment: strained groin

    Nov 14, 2011, 9:44 PM EDT

    Mike Green, Ryan Carter

    In case you’re wondering which part of his “lower-body” is hurting him at the moment …

  15. Kings hope to heal wounds by bringing in the Russians

    Nov 14, 2011, 9:21 PM EDT

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    loktionovap

    Losing Dustin Penner and Alec Martinez could be a blessing in disguise if two Russian prospects add some creativity to the Kings’ offense.

  16. Versus crew slams Buffalo’s response to hit on Miller

    Nov 14, 2011, 8:42 PM EDT

    Ryan Miller, Johnny Boychuk, Zdeno Chara

    The best part is when Keith Jones goes way back to 1987 to show that you should stand up to whoever runs your goalie, no matter who it is …

  17. Brendan Shanahan calls Sabres “completely irresponsible” for comments

    Nov 14, 2011, 8:16 PM EDT

    2011 Hockey Hall Of Fame Induction

    The league’s head disciplinarian said that “it’s not” open season on goalies.

  18. 2011 Hockey Hall of Famers try on their rings

    Nov 14, 2011, 7:41 PM EDT

    2011 Hockey Hall Of Fame Induction

    Watch as Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour, Mark Howe and Joe Nieuwendyk discuss getting the call from the Hockey Hall of Fame.

  19. PHT’s Morning Skate: Time to worry in Toronto?

    Nov 13, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

    Ben Scrivens

    Two coaches hit 1,000th games behind the bench, a Ducks fan makes broken sticks into walking canes and more.

  20. Steve Mason looks like an NHL goalie for one night

    Nov 12, 2011, 11:58 PM EDT

    Winnipeg Jets v Columbus Blue Jackets

    At least against the Winnipeg Jets …

  21. Milan Lucic: ‘We wouldn’t accept anything like that’

    Nov 12, 2011, 11:18 PM EDT

    Edmonton Oilers v Boston Bruins

    Now both the Sabres and Bruins have bulletin board material for their next games.

  22. Ryan Miller calls Milan Lucic a gutless piece of (blank)

    Nov 12, 2011, 10:54 PM EDT

    Ryan Miller, Johnny Boychuk, Zdeno Chara

    Ryan Miller: not a Milan Lucic fan.

  23. Are the Red Wings the West’s hottest team again?

    Nov 12, 2011, 10:20 PM EDT

    grouphugdetap

    Probably, but their schedule hints at another possible cold streak.

  24. Did Milan Lucic give Ryan Miller a concussion?

    Nov 12, 2011, 9:36 PM EDT

    Carolina Hurricanes v Buffalo Sabres

    Ryan Miller left tonight’s game with an “upper-body injury.” Uh oh.

  25. Does Milan Lucic deserve a suspension for hitting Ryan Miller?

    Nov 12, 2011, 9:05 PM EDT

    Milan Lucic, Andrej Sekera, Ryan Miller

    Did Milan Lucic go too far when he checked Ryan Miller?

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