We’ve all heard about it by now, that a horribly naive ‘writer’ for the San Jose Mercury News is for some reason trying to make Staples Center a harder road game for the team he is covering by calling it a quiet, ‘Kenny G’ experience.
Video of Brad Richardson’s scoring chance in overtime of Game 1 vs. San Jose
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 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 … Read more
No, this article is not analysis or prediction or even satirical or clever in any way. It is a pathetic plea from a weary Kings fan.
By now, we’ve all replayed the Anze Kopitar injury about a million times in our heads already. We’ve wept. We’ve drank our weight in vodka. We’ve kicked holes in our apartment’s walls.
Time for us to get past it and look at the immediate future.
“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 … Read more
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.
You can do something. Crowned Royal and the Courtyard by Marriott are coming together to put up the Los Angeles Kings players and coaches in hotels in the LA area on the nights preceding games at Staples Center.