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James O’Brien

  1. Riding the Zamboni – Sunday, November 21st

    Nov 22, 2010, 12:02 AM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at what happened in tonight’s four games.

  2. Paul Bissonnette loses his phone; Is it time for Sidney Crosby to change his number?

    Nov 21, 2010, 11:29 PM EDT

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    Some big names might receive calls from whoever ended up with Paul Bissonnette’s missing phone: Sidney Crosby, Shane Doan and … Brody Jenner?

  3. Mike Mottau to stay in hospital overnight, will be reevaluated Monday

    Nov 21, 2010, 10:02 PM EDT

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    The latest bit of news regarding Mike Mottau’s eye injury seems promising, but doesn’t guarantee that everything is OK.

  4. Devils GM Lou Lamoriello searches for answers amid the team’s second worst 20-game start ever

    Nov 21, 2010, 9:25 PM EDT

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    When it comes down to it, there are plenty of people to blame for the Devils’ second worst start in franchise history. If you really want one scapegoat badly, though, look no further than venerable GM Lou Lamoriello.

  5. Timely scoring pushes Detroit past Calgary, Red Wings beat Flames 5-4 in OT

    Nov 21, 2010, 8:27 PM EDT

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    The Calgary Flames had the Detroit Red Wings on the ropes, but Henrik Zetterberg and Nicklas Lidstrom helped them steal the win.

  6. Mike Mottau taken to hospital after puck hits his eye

    Nov 21, 2010, 7:52 PM EDT

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    New York Islanders defenseman Mike Mottau was rushed to the hospital after taking a puck to his right eye.

  7. Alain Vigneault complains that the Blackhawks ran up the score during last night’s 7-1 beating

    Nov 21, 2010, 7:33 PM EDT

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    Rather than griping about the Blackhawks running up the score, the Canucks need to focus on returning the favor. Or at least save some dignity and rub some dirt on it.

  8. Getting to know The Kid: Pittsburgh Magazine profiles Sidney Crosby

    Nov 20, 2010, 6:50 PM EDT

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    Pittsburgh Magazine gets a peek at the “real” Sidney Crosby. Or at least as close a look as we’re going to get.

  9. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 20

    Nov 20, 2010, 5:59 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable goalies for tonight’s first nine games.

  10. Around the Rink – Saturday, November 20th

    Nov 20, 2010, 4:20 PM EDT

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    stamkosandovechkin

    Let’s take a look at Saturday’s loaded 11-game schedule.

  11. Martin Brodeur told to rest his injured elbow for ‘approximately 10 days’

    Nov 20, 2010, 3:34 PM EDT

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    After MRI results turned up negative, doctors told Martin Brodeur to rest his elbow for “a maximum of two weeks.”

  12. Key numbers as the NHL approaches its 50,000th game

    Nov 20, 2010, 2:30 PM EDT

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    The 50,000th all-time NHL game will be played tonight. Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting numbers.

  13. Blue Jackets off to best start ever, powered by Rick Nash and Steve Mason

    Nov 20, 2010, 1:45 PM EDT

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    Thanks to strong play from Rick Nash and Steve Mason, the Columbus Blue Jackets are off to their best start in franchise history.

  14. Marc Savard wasn’t ‘fazed’ by Colin Campbell e-mails, felt amazing after morning skate

    Nov 20, 2010, 12:50 PM EDT

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    Marc Savard

    Marc Savard wasn’t “fazed” by Colin Campbell’s e-mails … and might not be “fazed” by his concussion problems much longer, either.

  15. Save of the Night – Jimmy Howard (November 19)

    Nov 20, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Jimmy Howard couldn’t get the win, but he did earn Friday’s save of the night. Video of that save is available after the jump.

  16. Goal of the Night – Alex Burmistrov (November 19)

    Nov 20, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Check out Atlanta Thrashers forward Alex Burmistrov’s outstanding salt-in-the-wound goal from last night’s 5-0 over the Washington Capitals after the jump.

  17. Riding the Zamboni – November 19 (late edition)

    Nov 20, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Read all about Friday’s four late games here.

  18. Video: Jarome Iginla doubles season goals total with hat trick

    Nov 20, 2010, 8:00 AM EDT

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    I hate to ask this but … will this be Jarome Iginla’s last hat trick in a Calgary Flames uniform? Either way, his most recent one is available int his post.

  19. More Sidney Crosby/Reebok video trickery? Check out his ‘Pyramid trick’

    Nov 19, 2010, 11:21 PM EDT

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    Once again, Reebok and Sidney Crosby team up to shoot a video that has us wondering if there was some “creative editing.” Either way, it’s an entertaining clip. Check it out by clicking “Read More.”

  20. Riding the Zamboni – Friday, November 19th (early edition)

    Nov 19, 2010, 11:02 PM EDT

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    Here are summaries of Friday’s first five games. Expect recaps of the final four on Saturday.

  21. Goal or no goal?: Refs count Chris Kunitz’s tally after lengthy review

    Nov 19, 2010, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Did the league make the right choice when they decided to count Chris Kunitz’s power-play goal after a lengthy video review process? Decide for yourself.

  22. Nashville Predators face worries at center position with David Legwand day-to-day

    Nov 19, 2010, 10:10 PM EDT

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    If David Legwand’s day-to-day injury keeps him out for a significant amount of time, the Nashville Predators might be in some serious trouble at center.

  23. Steve Stamkos loses an assist from last night’s game

    Nov 19, 2010, 9:40 PM EDT

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    Scoring changes bumped Steve Stamkos’s three goal, two assist night down to a three goal, one assist night. Somehow we think Stamkos will still have a good statistical season, though.

  24. Poll results: PHT readers agree with Olli Jokinen’s three game suspension

    Nov 19, 2010, 9:00 PM EDT

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    PHT readers agreed with the league’s three game suspension of Olli Jokinen. For the most part, at least.

  25. Could the Islanders break the NHL record of 17 consecutive losses?

    Nov 19, 2010, 8:31 PM EDT

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    A New York Post asked if the Islanders could tie or break the NHL record for 17 straight losses. We decided to examine their schedule to gauge their chances.

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