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Mike Richards posted 32 points this season (Photo by Bridget Samuels).

Does Stanley Care About Team Shooting Percentages?

Perhaps not: Let’s start over:  “A player’s shooting percentage in a given season has more to do with his luck as a shooter than his skill or the way he’s […]

(Bruce Fedyck-USA TODAY Sports)

Will Marian Gaborik Re-Sign With the Kings?

For some reason, questions like the one I’ve posed in the title remind me of the following classic Calvin and Hobbes piece: Calvin: Hobbes, I have a conjectural moral question. […]

by · March 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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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 […]

(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Kings Fans, You’re Scapegoating the Wrong Guy

Darryl Sydor. Jaroslav Modry. Randy Jones. Jake Muzzin. For Kings fans, these have been some of the more popular “whipping boys” over the years. In hindsight, however, we fans are […]

by · March 14, 2014 · 5 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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The Top Five Los Angeles Kings Trades of All Time

This statement won’t carry much shock value, but the Los Angeles Kings have made a lot of bad trades over their 46+ year history. It bears repeating: a lot of […]

Marian Gaborik's eventual return should make December a turning point for Columbus (Andy Martin Jr)

Why Dean Lombardi Chose Marian Gaborik

Dean Lombardi just traded for a sniper with some baggage. Haven’t we seen this story before? A similar script was followed when the Los Angeles Kings traded for Justin Williams […]

by · March 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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Grading Dean Lombardi’s Trade Deadline Record in LA

The Trade Deadline is the NHL’s version of the black market. Costs are exorbitant. High-quality product is limited, standard issue marked up, and even the proverbial lipsticked pig can be […]

De-Sensationalizing Kings’ Dustin Brown

De-Sensationalizing Kings’ Dustin Brown

Never mind the fact that the Kings’ captain had five straight 50 point campaigns leading up to the shortened season.  Never mind the fact that the hard hitter was an […]

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Report: Kings Consider Moulson Golden

I am Canadian — Molson Beer marketing slogan I make a very poor Nostradamus. After all, just this past August I suggested the Edmonton Oilers would contend for the playoffs […]

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It’s Time Mike Richards Stepped it Up in Los Angeles

Let’s face it: Mike Richards is a winner. Drafted 24th overall in the much-heralded 2003 NHL entry draft, the 5’11″, 200-pound centerman from Kenora, Ontario has accomplished quite a bit […]

The Kings won the Cup last year with solid defense and timely scoring (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Why LA Kings Must Defy History Once Again

Kings Must Do What’s Never Been Done Before To Win the Cup The 2013-14 Los Angeles Kings were sitting on top of the world before Christmas, their 25-8-4 start putting […]

by · February 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
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Kings Reported to Be Targeting Sam Gagner

The fact that the Kings are urgently searching for more offense on the trade market is about as much of a surprise as Charlie Sheen recently becoming engaged to a […]