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Captains of the Los Angeles Kings, Part 3: 1990’s to Present

The Los Angeles Kings have had 13 captains since joining the NHL in 1967. Four are in the Hall of Fame and the team has retired three of their numbers. […]

rks (Photo by Mike Lewis).

All the Kings’ Captains: The Stories Behind the “C”

There is something to be said about players who are appointed as captains in a league of over 800 players.  Specifically, thirty players have this honor.  These players encompass a […]

by · March 15, 2014 · 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 battle continues fantasy hockey fans!(Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

The Los Angeles Kings’ All-Time 20-Man Team

Rod Serling was the host of the original Twilight Zone series, which ran for six seasons between 1959-1964. After an opening teaser that revealed the initial scenario, he would appear […]

by · December 31, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings, Top 10 Lists
Wayne Gretzky (Phil/Flickr)

Wayne Gretzky’s Best Lineup

When filling out an all-time Wayne Gretzky roster, one may run into 99 problems but 99 ain’t one.  Surely there is no dearth of talent, especially considering the team’s that […]

by · December 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings, Top 10 Lists
Dave Taylor (left) was the Kings' GM during the bitter contract negotiations with Blake. (credit: Shelly Castellano/Icon SMI).

The Ten Greatest Los Angeles Kings of All Time

If you are explaining, you are losing— J.C. Watts If true, the L.A. Kings have done one hell of a lot of ‘splainin’ over their 45-year history. However, thanks to […]

Musings of a 36-Year Los Angeles Kings Fan

Musings of a 36-Year Los Angeles Kings Fan

Not long after Al Gore invented the internet, I started listening to Los Angeles Kings games on a red transistor radio. The mid-70’s were tumultuous times. Gerald Ford had just […]

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Five Reasons the Sharks Have Started Slowly — and Five Reasons Not to Worry About It

It is way too early for this article. Only in Columbus are they about ready to jump off the Main Street Bridge and into the Scioto River due to their […]

by · October 21, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, Top 10 Lists
The San Jose Sharks’ 2011-12 Roster:  Sizable Additions

The San Jose Sharks’ 2011-12 Roster: Sizable Additions

Who knows —  maybe size does matter. The San Jose Sharks have built a roster blessed with size combined with enough speed and grit to excel in the ridiculously-competitive Western […]

by · July 31, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Captain Eric Staal takes Cam Ward with the first pick as Mike Green looks on (Tom Turk/THW)

Brendan Shanahan happy with fantasy draft, surprised Ward went first

RALEIGH, NC – Brendan Shanahan was named NHL Vice President of Hockey and Business Development in December 2009 and his first major assignment was overhauling the annual All-Star game. Friday […]

by · January 29, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · All-Star Weekend, Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Rangers, Videos
Team Defense is not the Issue in San Jose – The Sharks Defensemen Are

Team Defense is not the Issue in San Jose – The Sharks Defensemen Are

Though a fairly impressive effort against a struggling St. Louis team got Team Teal back into the win column after six straight defeats, it’s hard not to focus on the string of losses that made up by far the worst stretch of what has been a maddeningly inconsistent season for the San Jose Sharks.

by · January 16, 2011 · 2 comments · San Jose Sharks
Ian Laperriere (Neat1325@/flickr)

Even With His Career In Jeopardy, Ian Laperriere’s Priorities Are Right On The Mark

LOS ANGELES — Prior to their game against the New Jersey Devils on October 30 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Kings honored former Kings defenseman and […]

by · November 1, 2010 · 1 comment · Injury Report, Los Angeles Kings