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James O’Brien

  1. Flyers place Michael Leighton on re-entry waivers; Will someone snatch him?

    Apr 5, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT

    Philadelphia Flyers v Los Angeles Kings

    The Flyers placed Michael Leighton on re-entry waivers today, giving other NHL teams the chance to acquire him for half the price of his contract. This post breaks down the move from the Flyers and other teams’ perspectives.

  2. Rangers hold their breath regarding Ryan Callahan’s injury status

    Apr 5, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT

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    Ryan Callahan, Mats Zuccarello

    It’s not official yet, but rumors indicate that Ryan Callahan could be dealing with a broken ankle that might end his season.

  3. Alexander Semin will miss tonight’s game for a ‘maintenance day’

    Apr 5, 2011, 11:54 AM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    Alexander Semin won’t play for Washington against Toronto tonight, but all indications point to this being an opportunity to rest rather than a reason to be concerned.

  4. Goals of the Night: Rangers score five unanswered goals

    Apr 5, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v New York Rangers

    Instead of settling for just one goal, this video includes all five of the Rangers’ scores for the April 4th Goal(s) of the Night.

  5. Ryan Miller won’t play in tonight’s game against the Lightning

    Apr 5, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT

    Ryan Miller

    Ryan Miller worked out in full pads on Monday, but reports indicate that he won’t play against the Lightning tonight. In other words, it looks like Jhonas Enroth will be called upon to make another big start for the Sabres.

  6. Tonight in the West: Sharks dismantle Kings to clinch Pacific crown

    Apr 5, 2011, 1:01 AM EDT

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    Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau

    The Sharks clobbered the Kings 6-1 tonight, clinching their fourth consecutive Pacific Division title. Learn how this contest changes up the Western Conference playoff picture in this post.

  7. Canucks bits: Sami Salo almost retired, Roger Neilson statue planned

    Apr 5, 2011, 12:15 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v Chicago Blackhawks - Game Five

    Sami Salo shares his thoughts about an injury that was almost career-threatening, while the Canucks announced that they would unveil a statue of former assistant coach Roger Neilson.

  8. Vote for the Save of the Week (March 28-April 3)

    Apr 4, 2011, 11:20 PM EDT

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    Marc-Andre Fleury

    Who made last week’s best save? Your choices are: Joey MacDonald, Ryan Miller, Jhonas Enroth, Chris Mason, Mahtieu Garon, Jimmy Howard and Miikka Kiprusoff.

  9. East update: Rangers storm back from 3-0 deficit for shocking win against Bruins

    Apr 4, 2011, 10:21 PM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v New York Rangers

    It seemed like the East playoff bubble would get crazier when the Rangers trailed the Bruins 3-0, but New York stormed back to take a stunning 5-3 win. This post recaps that game and updates the playoff picture.

  10. Vote for the Goal of the Week (March 28-April 3)

    Apr 4, 2011, 8:17 PM EDT

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    Brian Boucher, Matt Hendricks

    Who scored last week’s best goal? The contestants are: Teemu Selanne, Pierre-March Bouchard, Michael Cammalleri, Ben Eager, Alex Tanguay, Magnus Paajarvi and Ryan Getzlaf. Vote for your favorite in the poll.

  11. Discussing Jason Arnott’s impact on the Washington Capitals

    Apr 4, 2011, 7:52 PM EDT

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    Chicago Blackhawks v Washington Capitals

    Jason Arnott hasn’t been in Washington very long, but the team already is responding to his veteran presence.

  12. Martin Havlat’s season is probably over

    Apr 4, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT

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    Wild Havlat Hockey

    Much like the Wild’s playoff hopes, Martin Havlat’s season is likely over thanks to an upper body injury.

  13. Today’s Starting Goalies – April 4

    Apr 4, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT

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    quickap

    Here are the probable starting goalies for Monday’s two games.

  14. Video: Star Cam footage from Rangers-Flyers NBC Game of the Week

    Apr 3, 2011, 5:44 PM EDT

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    Henrik Lundqvist, Jeff Carter

    This post includes video footage from both the Flyers and Rangers Star Cams as well as the best clips from Sounds of the Game.

  15. Video: Goal highlights, Net Cam footage from Rangers-Flyers

    Apr 3, 2011, 5:06 PM EDT

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    James van Reimsdyk, Henrik Lundqvist

    This post includes video footage of all the goals as well as Net Cam footage from the Rangers’ shootout win against the Flyers.

  16. Today’s Starting Goalies – April 3

    Apr 3, 2011, 4:46 PM EDT

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    Ward_Cam

    Here are the probable starting goalies for Sunday’s remaining six games.

  17. Video: Ryan Callahan discusses making the NHL, possibly becoming a captain

    Apr 3, 2011, 4:25 PM EDT

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    Philadelphia Flyers v New York Rangers

    Ryan Callahan discusses his journey from making the NHL to possibly becoming a Rangers captain in the future in this video clip.

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

    Apr 3, 2011, 3:55 PM EDT

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    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.

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

    Apr 3, 2011, 2:53 PM EDT

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    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.

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

    Apr 3, 2011, 2:31 PM EDT

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    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.

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

    Apr 3, 2011, 1:32 PM EDT

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    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.

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

    Apr 3, 2011, 11:45 AM EDT

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    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.

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

    Apr 3, 2011, 11:35 AM EDT

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    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.

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

    Apr 3, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Jimmy Howard, Sergei Kostitsyn

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

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

    Apr 3, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Cory Schneider

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

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