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Kings Fall, Can’t Get Up; Sharks Take Game One

In 1989, a ridiculous series of medical alert television commercials was launched, introducing the now-infamous line “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” as a helpless senior struggled to right […]

Dan Boyle joins a slew of defenseman who can score (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)

Kings-Sharks: Exploding Myths

Who flinches first? The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks are set to collide again this Thursday, the third time in four years that the I-5 rivals will play […]

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The Kings Versus the Sharks: A Series Preview

If you gulp down a beer, furrow your brow and turn your head slightly to one side, you may have trouble distinguishing the Los Angeles Kings from San Jose Sharks […]

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Trevor Lewis Is a Better Penalty Killer Than You Think

Who knew the re-signing of a forward who’s averaged 0.07 goals per game could cause any ecstasy outside the Lewis home? Yet, here I was on Twitter three days ago, […]

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The Luxury of Matt Greene

The Los Angeles Kings have gone 4-12 in Matt Greene’s last 16 appearances. He’s taken 11 minor penalties in that time. As Bob Miller has been so fond of repeating, […]

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Kings of Disappointment

The night is Dan Cloutier just before the Jonathan Quick. The Los Angeles Kings—for far too long before the ascension of their new career wins record holder—have had the wool […]

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It’s Starting to Feel Like ‘Groundhog Day’ In L.A.

This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting the weather — Bill Murray, as Phil Connors in Groundhog Day. It […]

by · March 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Travis Zajac battles Mike Richards (Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Richards: Best Season as a King

Is Mike Richards done as a star? It’s a question that Los Angeles Kings fans don’t want to face, what with Richards under contract until 2020. But the storm clouds […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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Jonathan Quick’s Ridiculous Save Punctuates Record Win

Those of you looking for a glimpse into a hockey writer’s mind, be aware that when we’re sober, we’re a strange dichotomy of creativity and symbolic patterning. If he wasn’t […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
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 […]

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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
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 […]