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.
As long as the Kings keep giving us glorious hockey moments, I will keep creating GIFs out of them.
He’s back! Problem solved! I mean, Kopitar is still down, but with Williams skating on the top line, the Kings can expect a huge surge in production. Right? Probably not. I hate to be a downer the day of Kings first playoff game against the San Jose Sharks, but if Justin Williams’ return to the … Continue reading
“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”:
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.
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.
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.