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James O’Brien

  1. Video: Young girl hit by puck is OK

    Nov 17, 2010, 6:36 PM EDT

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    Despite getting hit in the head with a puck, young Isabella Kowalski still has an interest in the sport … and it looks like she has the toughness for it, too.

  2. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 17 (early edition)

    Nov 17, 2010, 6:09 PM EDT

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    Check out the probable goalies for tonight’s first eight games.

  3. Devan Dubnyk wins Save of the Week (November 8-14)

    Nov 16, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT

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    In a tight race, Devan Dubnyk narrowly won the Save of the Week award for November 8-14.

  4. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 16

    Nov 16, 2010, 5:30 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable starters for tonight’s three games.

  5. Bruins injury updates: David Krejci nearing return, Johnny Boychuk could be back Wednesday

    Nov 16, 2010, 5:00 PM EDT

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    David Krejci made a nice step in his recovery from concussion issues while Johnny Boychuk could return for the Boston Bruins as early as Wednesday’s game against the New York Rangers.

  6. Young girl gets hit with puck during Flyers game

    Nov 16, 2010, 4:18 PM EDT

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    Sad story: a deflected puck went into the stands and struck a young girl in the head during the Flyers-Senators game last night.

  7. Thomas Vanek wins Goal of the Week (November 8-14)

    Nov 16, 2010, 3:53 PM EDT

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    Click “Read More” for poll results and a few thoughts on Thomas Vanek’s goal of the week.

  8. Philadelphia Flyers hope for the best regarding Daniel Carcillo’s knee injury

    Nov 16, 2010, 12:42 PM EDT

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    The Philadelphia Flyers hope that Daniel Carcillo’s injury is only an MCL sprain, but they could find out more if he can get an MRI on that ailing knee today.

  9. Around the Rink – Tuesday, November 16th

    Nov 16, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT

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    Since there are only three games on today’s relatively light schedule, we were able to provide slightly beefier preview portions in today’s skate around the rink.

  10. Save of the Night: Tim Thomas (November 15)

    Nov 16, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Last night’s best string of saves is also one video you can point to if you want to describe the unorthodox yet effective style mastered by Tim Thomas.

  11. Goal of the Night: Ryan Callahan’s Gordie Howe hat trick (November 15)

    Nov 16, 2010, 10:00 AM EDT

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    A great connection between Brandon Dubinsky and Ryan Callahan highlights a Gordie Howe hat trick for Callahan.

  12. Video: Mark Stuart clobbers Mattias Tedenby

    Nov 16, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

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    It’s almost like a metaphor for the Boston Bruins’ 3-0 shutout of the New Jersey Devils, right? Mark Stuart absolutely flattened Mattias Tedenby in this clip, which I believe doesn’t carry the moral burden of being a dirty hit. Even if it was a little morally questionable … my goodness, he really let him have…

  13. Riding the Zamboni – Monday, November 15th

    Nov 16, 2010, 12:33 AM EDT

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    Recaps of Monday night’s first five games.

  14. Hat tricks are piling up at a near-historic rate this season

    Nov 16, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

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    While the hats aren’t flying at a record pace, NHL players are earning far more hat tricks than usual. Learn more about these trends after the jump.

  15. John-Michael Liles’ hot start deserves more attention

    Nov 15, 2010, 11:26 PM EDT

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    John-Michael Liles was once a scapegoat in Colorado, but now he’s quietly among the NHL’s league leaders in scoring among defensemen.

  16. Versus will air first episode of ‘NHL Overtime’ tonight at 11 pm ET

    Nov 15, 2010, 10:32 PM EDT

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    Reminder: Versus will premiere it’s hourly “NHL Overtime” show tonight at 11 pm ET. Click “Read More” for information on the format of the program and the first hosts.

  17. Craig Anderson practices for first time since injury

    Nov 15, 2010, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Who knows when he’ll be back, but Craig Anderson practiced and faced shots for the first time since his freak knee injury today.

  18. Calgary sends Brett Sutter to AHL after learning of assault charges; Everyone says it was ‘out of character’

    Nov 15, 2010, 9:02 PM EDT

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    The Calgary Flames decided to demote Brett Sutter after his alleged bar fight incident. Take a look at statements from the Flames, Sutter and captain Jarome Iginla.

  19. Report: Rumors abound that Andrei Markov could miss rest of season with knee injury

    Nov 15, 2010, 8:26 PM EDT

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    It’s far from official at this point, but rumors indicate that Andrei Markov might be done for the season.

  20. Vote for the Save of the Week (November 8-14)

    Nov 15, 2010, 7:50 PM EDT

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    Decide which save was last week’s best by voting in the poll after the jump.

  21. Vote for the Goal of the Week (November 8-14)

    Nov 15, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT

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    Vote for last week’s best goal by clicking “Read More.”

  22. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 15

    Nov 15, 2010, 6:11 PM EDT

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    Let’s take a look at the likely starter for tonight’s six contests.

  23. Yale’s ‘White Out for Mandi’ raises over $9K for Schwartz’s fight against cancer

    Nov 14, 2010, 5:49 PM EDT

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    The women’s hockey team at Yale university helped raise more than $9,000 for Mandi Schwartz’s courageous battle against cancer.

  24. Marian Gaborik’s hat trick powers Rangers past Oilers 8-2

    Nov 14, 2010, 5:27 PM EDT

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    Click “Read More” for a recap of the Rangers’ severe beating of the Oilers, fueled by Marian Gaborik’s great performance.

  25. Today’s Starting Goalies – November 14 (late edition)

    Nov 14, 2010, 4:29 PM EDT

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    Here are the probable goalies for today’s remaining three games.

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