Power plays should be measured as an expression of goals per 2 minutes of power play time, not goals per power play opportunity, because not all power play opportunities are a full two minutes, so the percentages derived from them are unreliable.
Helene Elliot broke a story after talking to Dean Lombardi about the Kings frustration with the Edmonton Oilers over the fallout of the Ryan Smyth trade. The quote in particular that has the web buzzing is: “The bottom line for me, I would have rather invested my money with Bernie Madoff than invest in Edmonton’s … Read more
Insider Insight is a new feature on Crowned Royal that will, uh, display, the most brilliant hockey minds Southern California has to offer: the commenters on LA Kings Insider, Rich Hammond’s blog.
Some are suggesting that this was plan B, after Brad Richards, and is merely satisfactory. I actually think it is nothing short of ideal.