Helene Elliot broke a story after talking to Dean Lombardi about the Kings frustration with the Edmonton Oilers over the fallout of the Ryan Smyth trade. The quote in particular that has the web buzzing is: “The bottom line for me, I would have rather invested my money with Bernie Madoff than invest in Edmonton’s … Read more
The summer isn’t even a week old, in hockey chronology, and it is already shaping up to be the most dramatic one in- OK well a dramatic one.
Perhaps we’ve identified a cause for Drew Doughty’s less than stellar offensive season.
I highly doubt that I have to inform anyone reading this post that Ryan Smyth is spelled with a ‘Y’
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.
7:20pm: Two consecutive unsuccessful power-plays by the Kings. Score remains 3-1 at the end of second period. Dear God, no.