This article will suggest that not only will San Jose not take the first seed in the West, they will not even win their own division, as it is now the time for the Los Angeles Kings to do just that.
The fact that it is ONLY August does not quell the concerns about the current status of the Kings’ roster.
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.
Remember the first time you said “LaBarbera” 3 times while staring into the mirror? Yeah, me too. Before I knew what happened, I had fallen forward on a crappy pokecheck and let in 3 backhanders.
7:20pm: Two consecutive unsuccessful power-plays by the Kings. Score remains 3-1 at the end of second period. Dear God, no.