MONTREAL LIKES THE KINGS IN ALL THEIR GLORY

Finally, something good came out of Montreal:

First Pittsburgh, then Chicago.

If you’re the Los Angeles Kings, heck, let the trend continue.

National Hockey League teams are quickly learning that patience, and a brainy scouting staff, is the best way to win in the long run.

The Penguins did it -benefiting from horrible years -in drafting the likes of Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, Jordan Staal and Evgeni Malkin.

The Blackhawks followed up with savvy early selections like Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane.

If you’re handicapping which NHL club has the best chance at following suit, lay some coin on the Kings.

Read more here: Montreal Gazette article



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5 replies

  1. That’s a great story. The Kings are finally getting their due. Now that I think about it, Bobby you never mentioned what the odds in Vegas where on the Kings winning the Cup. You can’t tell me you didn’t wander into a sports booking place during your recent visit.

    • I actually saw it at “15/1″ while in the Hard Rock this past weekend. And that was only 8 spots from the top….the Blackhawks at 3/1. Dont know about that one. :-/

  2. I actually didn’t. Forgot to look into it. I hear (hearsay) that it was 10 to 1.

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