This is Why The Kings Will Win

Kings celebrate after game 3

After winning Game 3 at home, taking their 4th straight 3-0 series lead, teetering on the edge of winning the most coveted trophy in sports, the Kings remained collected.

Shorthanded Time on Ice

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Why are the Kings top offensive forwards also killing penalties?

Why Simon Gagne Was Always the Kings’ Best 2011 UFA Option

Gagne celebrates

Some are suggesting that this was plan B, after Brad Richards, and is merely satisfactory. I actually think it is nothing short of ideal.

The Fall Heard ‘Round the NHL

Kopitar Injury

“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

Dustin Penner Brings Stability to the Kings / Post-Season Matchup Poll

Penner 3-15-11

At 6’4″ 245 lbs, Penner is one of the biggest first line wingers in the league. He fills a glaring hole in the left wing rotation and gives Anze Kopitar someone reliable to pass to.

But Penner has provided something that Kings fans have been clamoring for all season: clear cut lines.

Los Angeles Kings’ Power Play is Not Pretty

Ryan Smyth vs Columbus 2/16/11

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.

Why the Kings’ 3rd Jersey Should be L.A.’s Home Jersey

Jersey

I am not a big fan of teams changing their jersey every other year. It shows a lack of identity. However, I’m going to let this one slide.

First-hand: An L.A. Kings Fan’s Experience at the 2011 Winter Classic

2011 Winter Classic Ice Sculpture

Outdoor hockey is amazing. There’s something about seeing hockey while seeing your breath that makes it seem right.

Line Change: Kings Find Success with Juggling Combinations

Kopitar-Brown

Lombardi and the organization feel that even though Kovalchuk didn’t come to L.A., they can count on players within the organization to fill the holes in the lineup to help fill the net. So far the strategy has been to throw it all against the wall to see what sticks.

Lombardi’s Eleven

Lombardi's Eleven

Let’s remember, we are looking at the ultimate heist (or hoist?): the Stanley Cup. It’s going to take some sacrifice to pull off, but the reward will be something that live in movie, er, hockey lore forever.

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