Yeah, so, Oscar, remember how we said we didn’t think you could hack it in this series? Yeah, about that. We actually need you. Yeah.
“He’s not getting up.” I watched in horror as Anze Kopitar, the Los Angeles Kings’ indestructible center who had played in the last 330 consecutive games, writhed on the ice in pain. But Anze Kopitar is more than just a reliable player who suits up for every game: He is the team’s best goal scorer … Continue reading
There could be no worse time for this to happen. In the words of the great Randy Marsh, “what matters now is figuring out who’s to blame”:
I’m sorry. I have to say this.
Los Angeles has the worst sports fan base ever.
So Penner, at 6’4″ 245 pounds, provides even more toughness to an already gritty lineup. But he has mainly been brought in to help with the above-the-line stats on the score-sheet.
Will Dean Lombardi add that winger to help the Kings put pucks in the net?
These videos are from Wednesday night’s game against the Blue Jackets, a game the Kings won. The team has figured out how to cater to their strengths; unfortunately, these strengths don’t always make for pretty hockey.
Outdoor hockey is amazing. There’s something about seeing hockey while seeing your breath that makes it seem right.
The Shootout is a time honored tradition, instituted in the NHL back in 2005. It is unquestionably the most revered way for determining the winner of a professional hockey game. It is as sacred as Don Cherry’s wardrobe stylist is chic.
This situation calls for the NHL GM hot-line. Since none of the players in the Kings’ system could adequately fit in on Kopitar’s left side, it’s time once again for Deano to get on the horn and see what could be available elsewhere in the league.