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Who Will Lower the Boom in Los Angeles this Year?

Chaos is the score upon which reality is written — Henry Miller In southern California, a land periodically stricken with earthquakes, mudslides and other natural disasters, chaos can at times […]

by · August 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
Fantasy hockey fans are glad he shed this Kings jersey seen above. (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Zero to Hero: Dustin Penner & Other Tales of Royal Redemption

Imagine 15,000 people watching you at your job.  You make a mistake, and 15,000 boos rain down.  Imagine this every night of work. In your ears, when does a shower […]

by · August 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
Rob Blake played most of his career with L.A., but played for the Avs and Sharks toward the end  (used by permission from Ivanmakarov at en.wikipedia [CC-BY-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)]

Boos Hound: Rob Blake Joins Kings’ Front Office

With the news that Ron Hextall left to assume a front office role with the Flyers’ organization, the Los Angeles Kings went back to the future last week themselves by […]

by · July 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
The GM behind the scenes with two Stanley Cups in LA now. (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Valentin Zykov’s Good Luck: Dean Lombardi Is King of Second Round

Congratulations, Valentin Zykov!  You’ve just won the (second-round) lottery! Taking a page from the Detroit Red Wings and their reputation for uncovering late round gems, Dean Lombardi has claimed the […]

Sean Monahan (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Grading The 2013 NHL Draft On A Curve: Division A

As a hockey writer, I have to start off by saying that my experience at the 2013 NHL Entry Draft in New Jersey was simply incredible. Fortunate enough to be […]

The man behind the construction of the Los Angeles Kings.

Los Angeles Kings 2013 Draft Analysis — Pick by Pick

A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom — Ayn Rand Since he took office, Los Angeles Kings General Manager Dean Lombardi has been a master […]

by · July 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, NHL Entry Draft
Fantasy hockey fans are glad he shed this Kings jersey seen above. (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Why Dustin Penner Is Still Fit for the Kings

The season has barely ended, and the most exciting Los Angeles Kings news this offseason may have already dropped.  With Slava Voynov re-signed, Jonathan Bernier traded, and at least five […]

by · June 28, 2013 · 7 comments · Free Agents, Los Angeles Kings
Jonathan Bernier Toronto bound.... (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Trade Analysis: Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Jonathan Bernier

  It wasn’t long ago that I was ranting about it being in the Leafs best interest to NOT acquire Jonathan Bernier. In fact, it was only three days ago […]

by · June 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Trades Contracts and Transactions
Corey Crawford of the Chicago Blackhawks (picture by Cheryl Adams/HockeyBroad)

Corey Crawford Has Put The Kings On The Brink of Elimination

Most Blackhawks fans won’t admit it’s true. The team themselves knows it’s true. The Chicago Blackhawks would be sitting at home right now if it wasn’t for the heroics of […]

by · June 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings, NHL Goaltending
Jonathan Quick was the Conn Smythe winner in 2012 (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-US PRESSWIRE)

The Quick or the Dead: How Kings Can Come Back

I confess.  One of the reasons why I’m writing this article is because it may be my last chance to savor the words, “Defending champs.” But I digress.  Before we […]

by · June 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Uncategorized
(Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Scouting the Refs: Blackhawks/Kings – Game 4

Tonight’s referees for Game 4 of the Western Conference Final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings are Brad Watson and Chris Rooney. Pierre Racicot and Jay Sharrers are […]

by · June 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings
Evgeni Malkin (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Should the Penguins Entertain Trading Evgeni Malkin?

Hear me out on this. If only for just five seconds. Currently, the Pittsburgh Penguins are in a bit of a predicament. They have their franchise goalie, Marc-Andre Fleury, sitting […]