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James O’Brien

  1. Around the Rink – Monday, December 20th

    Dec 20, 2010, 4:10 PM EDT

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    If the last week or so taught us anything, it’s that it almost seems like every night is pivotal in the NHL this season. Check out previews of Monday’s seven games.

  2. AHL’s Binghamton Senators share Seinfeld-inspired Festivus jersey (for the rest of us?)

    Dec 20, 2010, 3:05 PM EDT

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    It might just take “Feats of Strength” for us to avoid blowing $499 on a Festivus-inspired Binghamton Senators jersey.

  3. Report: Mike Comrie might need hip surgery

    Dec 20, 2010, 2:45 PM EDT

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    Mike Comrie might need surgery on a hip injury that’s been bothering him since the second game of the regular season.

  4. Washington Capitals overjoyed after breaking 8-game losing streak; extent of Alex Semin’s injury unclear

    Dec 20, 2010, 2:15 PM EDT

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    Some might laugh at just how boisterously the Capitals are celebrating their first win in nine tries, but wouldn’t you be excited to end a long drought too?

  5. Information on episode 2 of ’24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic’

    Dec 20, 2010, 1:30 PM EDT

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    Want some information on the second episode of HBO’s “24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic”? Click Read More.

  6. Colorado’s Matt Duchene, Tomas Fleischmann join Eric Staal as last week’s three stars

    Dec 20, 2010, 1:00 PM EDT

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    The NHL named two Colorado Avalanche forwards (Matt Duchene and newly acquired Tomas Fleischmann) along with Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal as its three stars of December 13-19th.

  7. Vote for the Save of the Week (December 13-19)

    Dec 20, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Which goalie made last week’s best stop? Vote for the best save of December 13-19 in this post.

  8. Vote for the Goal of the Week (December 13-19)

    Dec 20, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Who scored the best goal of last week (December 13-19)? Vote in the poll by clicking “Read More.”

  9. Save of the Night – Chris Osgood (December 19)

    Dec 20, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Chris Osgood didn’t get his 400th win last night, but he made Sunday’s best save. Click “Read More” to check it out.

  10. Goal of the Night – Kyle Clifford (December 19)

    Dec 20, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Kyle Clifford made a big red move on Corey Crawford to earn Sunday’s goal of the night.

  11. One thing to consider if you’re hoping that the Lightning (or someone else) will sign Evgeni Nabokov

    Dec 20, 2010, 8:00 AM EDT

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    There’s one snag when it comes to the Tampa Bay Lightning – or any other team – signing Evgeni Nabokov: they must cross their fingers that another team doesn’t claim him on waivers.

  12. The Colorado Avalanche might be the most underrated team in the NHL right now

    Dec 20, 2010, 12:43 AM EDT

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    The Colorado Avalanche are quietly building something special, with a high scoring offense that has them on a six game winning streak.

  13. Kyle Quincey will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery

    Dec 19, 2010, 10:48 PM EDT

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    Tough news for the under-the-radar Colorado Avalanche: defenseman Kyle Quincey will miss the rest of this season because of shoulder surgery.

  14. Capitals end their losing skid with 3-2 win against Ottawa; Washington gets Southeast lead back

    Dec 19, 2010, 10:30 PM EDT

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    The Capitals can let out a brief sigh of relief, as they regained the lead in the Southeast Division with a win over the Senators tonight.

  15. Chicago Blackhawks squeak by Los Angeles Kings 3-2

    Dec 19, 2010, 10:02 PM EDT

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    The Blackhawks held on to beat the Kings 3-2 tonight. Click “read more” for the run down of that game.

  16. Stars deny Chris Osgood his 400th win by beating Red Wings in OT

    Dec 19, 2010, 7:59 PM EDT

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    It was a thrilling game, but the Red Wings and Chris Osgood left with one point after a Loui Eriksson overtime game winner.

  17. Today’s Starting Goalies – December 19th

    Dec 19, 2010, 4:42 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for today’s four games, including Chris Osgood’s attempt to hit the 400-win mark.

  18. Save of the Night – Tim Thomas (December 18)

    Dec 19, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Tim Thomas came up big time and time again last night, including during December 18’s save of the night.

  19. Goal of the Night: Kyle Turris (December 18)

    Dec 19, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Kyle Turris pulls some more shootout mischief with this stylish shootout goal, which earned December 18th’s best honors.

  20. Minnesota handles Calgary 3-1

    Dec 19, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Read all about the Wild’s 3-1 win over the Flames in this post.

  21. Report: Willie Mitchell is likely to miss 2-3 weeks with lower body injury

    Dec 19, 2010, 12:02 AM EDT

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    Willie Mitchell is facing his second injury setback of the 2010-11 season already, as he’s expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a “lower body injury.”

  22. Early ride on the Zamboni – Saturday, December 18th

    Dec 18, 2010, 11:10 PM EDT

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    Here are summaries of most of tonight’s games, aside from the late Calgary-Minnesota contest. Highlights include an unlikely hat trick by Eric Boulton and a far more likely three goal performance by Eric Staal.

  23. Bruins extend Capitals’ losing streak to eight games; Atlanta takes Southeast Division lead

    Dec 18, 2010, 10:02 PM EDT

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    The bad news: Washington lost its eight game in a row. The even worse news: they’re not even the No. 1 team in the Southeast anymore, as Atlanta took the division lead.

  24. Blue Jackets want to start Steve Mason but there’s one issue: they need to win

    Dec 18, 2010, 9:23 PM EDT

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    Is it possible that the Steve Mason who took the NHL by storm during the 2008-09 season was just a mirage? The Columbus Blue Jackets sure hope not. Click “Read More” to find out if they should be worried.

  25. Is Ilya Bryzgalov banged up because the Coyotes give him too many starts?

    Dec 18, 2010, 7:30 PM EDT

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    The Coyotes sent Ilya Bryzgalov back to Phoenix as he’s dealing with an “upper body injury” along with flu symptoms. It begs the question: is he banged up because the Coyotes aren’t giving him enough rest?

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