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Fantasy Hockey: Spina’s Super Studs and Dreadful Duds

Welcome everyone to my third edition of Fantasy Hockey Studs and Duds! My last edition for the month of October can be found here. It’s been a great November, and […]

by · November 29, 2014 · 7 comments · Fantasy, News/Commentary
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The Kings’ Anze Kopitar and the $10 Million Extra Gear

True number one centers don’t just drop out of the Canadian wilderness. Or in the case of the Kings’ Anze Kopitar, the rolling hills of Jesenice, Slovenia. Selected #11 overall […]

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The Kings’ Depth Players Are Waking Up

In the early going of the 2014-15 season — which is admittedly still the phase we are in — the Los Angeles Kings were getting almost no scoring outside of […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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The LA Kings Need To Rack Up Wins Now

The Los Angeles Kings are 8-4-3 so far this season. Not too bad. But as always, there is a little more to the story. In this case, one does not […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Los Angeles Kings
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Los Angeles Kings Q&A: Like Frozen Royalty

It is very hard to believe but today marks the 30th and final team of our series. The three month journey began late in July and continued (with some stops) […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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The Key to the Wild West: Strength Up the Middle

The NHL’s Western Conference is one where any number of teams can say they have a chance to win it. Although to do so for any team will be a […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Joe Thornton Is Better than Your Favorite Player

The (apparently) former Sharks captain Joe Thornton is 17th overall in the NHL when it comes to playoff points per game since the 2012 postseason. Thornton’s 18 points in 23 […]

by · September 13, 2014 · 7 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Sidney Crosby should seek a sports psychologist. (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Tape2Tape: Is Sidney Crosby the Best Franchise Player?

He won the Rocket Richard Trophy in 2010. In 2007 and 2014, he took home the Art Ross as the NHL’s leading scorer. But is Penguins captain Sidney Crosby still […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 3 comments · News/Commentary
Toews-Kane Aren’t NHL’s Most Dynamic Duo

Toews-Kane Aren’t NHL’s Most Dynamic Duo

#170888355 / gettyimages.com After Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane inked matching $84 million dollar extensions last month, some pundits seemed ready to anoint them as the NHL’s top forward pairing: […]

by · August 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Advanced Stats, News/Commentary
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Drew Doughty Is the King of Defensemen

Drew Doughty was described by teammate Anze Kopitar as the” Los Angeles’ Nicklas Lidstrom“. Despite not owning the individual hardware that Lidstrom has in his trophy case, the two-time Stanley Cup […]

by · August 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Marian Gaborik won a Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings and sweet revenge in the process. (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

The Crown Jewel of the Trade Deadline: Marian Gaborik

As time ticked away on March fifth, General Manager Dean Lombardi had a choice. The Kings were stuck in the middle of a loaded Western Conference, and behind division rivals […]

by · July 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Marian Gaborik won a Stanley Cup with the Los Angeles Kings and sweet revenge in the process. (Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Wash, Rinse, Repeat: Can the Kings Win It Again This Year?

I like to be against the odds — Barry Bonds Mr. Steroids may forevermore be persona non grata in baseball, but there is something about going against the naysayers that […]