Skip to content

James O’Brien

  1. Game of the Week: This time around, Rangers win shootout against Flyers

    Apr 3, 2011, 3:55 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Wojtek Wolski

    It only makes sense that the Rangers-Flyers NBC Game of the Week went to a shootout, although this time, New York came out on top. Read this post for a recap and an update on the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

  2. Race for the Playoffs: Ducks could clinch for three teams, Stars and Flames must win

    Apr 3, 2011, 2:53 PM EST

    Comments Off
    daleyruutuap

    The Ducks could clinch a playoff spot for themselves (plus the Kings and Coyotes) if they can beat the desperate Stars. Meanwhile, the Flames fight for their playoff lives while the Red Wings and Blackhawks try to improve their situations.

  3. Game of the Week: Ruslan Fedotenko gives New York 2-1 lead through second period

    Apr 3, 2011, 2:31 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Logan Couture, Ruslan Fedotenko, Brandon Prust

    Ruslan Fedetenko took a big hit but also scored the only goal to give the Rangers a 2-1 lead during a busy second between New York and Philadelphia.

  4. Game of the Week: Rangers score last second goal to tie Flyers 1-1 in first period

    Apr 3, 2011, 1:32 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Sergei Bobrovsky

    Bryan McCabe scored a goal with less than a second left in the first period to lock the NBC Game of the Week up at 1-1.

  5. Danny Briere won’t play for Flyers against Rangers this afternoon

    Apr 3, 2011, 11:45 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Honda NHL SuperSkills

    The Flyers will be without one of their most dangerous scorers against the Rangers in the NBC Game of the Week, as Danny Briere will be out with lower-body soreness.

  6. Race for the playoffs: Rangers-Flyers, Sabres-Canes provide two big contests

    Apr 3, 2011, 11:35 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Stephane Yelle, Ryan Miller

    Three games should have an affect on the East playoff picture today, as the Flyers face the Rangers, the Hurricanes host the Sabres in a huge match and the Lightning try to gain on the Penguins by beating the Blackhawks.

  7. Save of the Night – Jimmy Howard (April 2)

    Apr 3, 2011, 11:00 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Jimmy Howard, Sergei Kostitsyn

    Jimmy Howard made a beauty of a stop to earn the April 2nd Save of the Night.

  8. Goal of the Night – Magnus Paajarvi (April 2)

    Apr 3, 2011, 10:00 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Cory Schneider

    Linus Omark set up Magnus Paajarvi for the April 2nd Goal of the Night.

  9. West playoff rundown: Red Wings clinch berth, Sharks bite Ducks and more

    Apr 3, 2011, 1:34 AM EST

    Joe Thornton, Devin Setoguchi, Ray Emery

    The Red Wings clinched a playoff spot thanks to an OT comeback with against the Predators, the Sharks beat the Ducks, the Kings defeated the Stars and the Wild were officially eliminated from the playoffs tonight. Read the recaps in this post.

  10. Game of the Week preview: Breaking down the East playoff bubble

    Apr 3, 2011, 12:46 AM EST

    Comments Off
    Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers

    The Rangers and Sabres currently hold the bottom two playoff spots in the East, but big Sunday games (New York vs. Philadelphia; Buffalo vs. Carolina) could affect the bubble in a big way. This post breaks down the stretch runs for the Rangers and Sabres, along with the Hurricanes and Maple Leafs.

  11. Game of the Week preview: Flyers hope to outlast Capitals for East’s top seed

    Apr 2, 2011, 11:44 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Washington Capitals v Philadelphia Flyers

    This time around, the Flyers will have something big on the line against the Rangers in the NBC Game of the Week. This post breaks down the road ahead for Washington and Philadelphia, two teams fighting for home ice advantage in the Eastern Conference.

  12. Eastern Conference update: Capitals take No.1, plot thickens for bubble teams

    Apr 2, 2011, 10:48 PM EST

    Comments Off
    ovechkinapapril2

    It was a big day in the East, with Washington’s rise to the top spot being the cherry on top. Boston clinched the Northeast Division, Buffalo eked out a point, some bubble teams stayed alive while others saw their dreams die and more. Read all about it in this post.

  13. Capitals beat Sabres in OT to claim a small lead atop the Eastern Conference

    Apr 2, 2011, 10:05 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Mike Knuble, Alex Ovechkin

    Washington took a one-point lead for the top spot in the East thanks to Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game-winner against Carolina.

  14. Kings hand Stars crushing 3-1 loss, narrow in on playoff spot

    Apr 2, 2011, 7:34 PM EST

    Comments Off
    greenegetty

    The Kings are close to clinching a playoff spot while the Stars are on their last legs after Los Angeles beat Dallas 3-1.

  15. Tonight’s Starting Goalies – April 2

    Apr 2, 2011, 6:38 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Cory Schneider

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s remaining seven games.

  16. Today’s Starting Goalies – April 1

    Apr 1, 2011, 6:15 PM EST

    Comments Off
    New Jersey Devils v Dallas Stars

    Here are the probable starting goalies for tonight’s four games.

  17. Mike Green skates, says he’s without concussion symptoms

    Apr 1, 2011, 5:52 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Scott Clemmenson, Mike Green

    Mike Green skated for the first time in a month today and reported that he didn’t experience any concussion symptoms. Click “read more” for the details.

  18. So long to the ‘Stache: Bill McCreary will retire after Saturday

    Apr 1, 2011, 4:59 PM EST

    Comments Off
    New York Islanders v New Jersey Devils

    Bill McCreary – and especially his signature mustache – will be missed as the veteran referee will officiate his last game on Saturday.

  19. Race of the Playoffs: Huge games for Flames, Blackhawks

    Apr 1, 2011, 4:24 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Calgary Flames v St. Louis Blues

    The Flames play a must-win, the Blackhawks have a huge game and the Coyotes could earn some precious point tonight. Here’s a look at three games that will affect the West’s playoff picture on Friday.

  20. James Reimer named NHL’s Rookie of the Month for March

    Apr 1, 2011, 3:25 PM EST

    James Reimer

    The NHL named James Reimer as the Rookie of the Month for March.

  21. Report: Zach Parise is anxious to return against Canadiens on Saturday

    Apr 1, 2011, 2:23 PM EST

    Comments Off
    77151_zach_parise

    Zach Parise is anxious for the “peace of mind” that will come with returning to action on Saturday against the Montreal Canadiens.

  22. Ryan Miller misses practice, status for big two-game road trip uncertain

    Apr 1, 2011, 2:00 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Ryan Miller

    Ryan Miller missed practice today, casting down regarding whether or not he will be able to play in two important weekend games for the Sabres.

  23. Max Pacioretty gets back onto the ice, begins rehab

    Apr 1, 2011, 1:32 PM EST

    Max Pacioretty Zdeno Chara

    Three weeks after his scary injury, Max Pacioretty skated for 20 minutes today.

  24. Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin and Pekka Rinne named Three Stars of March

    Apr 1, 2011, 12:50 PM EST

    Comments Off
    Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf

    The NHL named its Three Stars for the month of March: Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin and Pekka Rinne.

  25. Golf-swing taunt backfires for Brad Marchand, Bruins vs. Maple Leafs

    Apr 1, 2011, 12:21 PM EST

    Boston Bruins v Buffalo Sabres

    Brad Marchand’s golf-swing taunt backfired last night, as the Maple Leafs used it (plus some Bruins errors) to make a thunderous comeback. Marchand still needs to find the right balance in his pestering game.

Featured video

Holiday wish lists for NHL teams
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. B. Bishop (2814)
  2. C. Perry (2589)
  3. B. Elliott (2169)
  4. S. Crosby (2138)
  5. S. Weiss (2070)
  1. J. Howard (1890)
  2. S. Varlamov (1742)
  3. J. Schwartz (1717)
  4. N. Kronwall (1576)
  5. S. Downie (1501)