After one of the wildest offseasons in recent memory, all there was left was to see how well the GMs made out. If the first few days of the season […]
Los Angeles Kings
After a long, drawn out summer stalemate punctuated by veiled threats and preparations to start the season without their number one defenseman, the Los Angeles Kings have reportedly agreed to […]
NHL expansion into what is often called “nontraditional markets” has led to at least two generations of children watching teams like the Kings, the Coyotes, the Predators, the Lightning and the Capitals with interest. Shane and Shea and Ovi inspire awe in young fans. They also instill the desire in these kids to get on the ice and try it out for themselves.
Drew Doughty and Los Angeles Kings GM Dean Lombardi are currently locked in a bitter and stalemate contract with no solution in sight. Negotiations have stalled and as training camp continues and the regular season approaches the threat of Doughty missing regular season games looms. Either one side needs to bend or another solution needs to be presented.
George Costanza (from “The Marine Biologist” episode of Seinfeld): “I got about fifty feet out and then suddenly the great beast appeared before me. I tell ya, he was ten […]
The list of significant restricted free agents has just gotten significantly shorter. Brad Marchand, the Boston centre, signed for two years and $5 million yesterday, apparently $2 million the first […]
Jim Neveau, Senior NHL Columnist All summer long, a drama has been brewing in Hollywood that is threatening to shape the course of coming events in a big way. No, […]
The Los Angeles Kings are so intent upon returning to the Finals for the first time since the Gretzky era, they’ve decided to bring him back — at least in […]
Notes: To determine who is still deemed a “prospect,” Calder eligibility will be used. Which is, by definition: “To be eligible for the award, a player cannot have played any […]
“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” — Thomas Jefferson. One team has ruled the roost four consecutive years, missing a fifth (despite […]
The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team. By Wayne Coffey. (2005, New York: Three Rivers Press. Softcover. Pp. […]
The goalie tandem has become a more popularized strategy in the post-lockout NHL and it seems to have a lot of coaches and fans confused. ”Number One” goalies are harder […]