Mike Richards was waived. Eek? Gasp? Not really. If (a) you’re not going to play a nearly $6M per season player and (b) you can’t trade the contract, what does a smart NHL GM to do? I talked about this… Read More ›
L.A. Kings News
I won’t talk about the standings. I don’t care where the Ducks sit or where we stand. I will talk about what occurred to me today, around 8am when I was making my daughter breakfast…the L.A. Kings are an excellent… Read More ›
I think it was a Wednesday, possibly a Thursday, the day I got a call on my cell phone, a Nokia something or other. “Are you sitting down?” my friend asked. I poured over my closing argument for a trial scheduled… Read More ›
I could write the Kings versus Jets postgame 10 different ways. I won’t write it at all. That’s because the game was in many respects a microcosm of the season. Downs. Ups. Wildly inconsistent effort. Close. Looking ahead, we have… Read More ›
After seeing Tanner Pearson slide into the boards and the manner his leg smashed into it, I gasped. When I saw him limping off the ice in the way he did, my immediate thought was – compression fracture of the… Read More ›
One of our readers, Crownroyal, suggested the following line combos. Gaborik-Kopi-Toffoli Pearson-Richards-Carter Brown-Stoll-Williams Clifford-Lewis-Andreoff That’s what I’m fucking talking about. Put Mike in the middle of Carter and Pearson, two goal scorers and let his playmaking skills go to work…. Read More ›
We Put Mike Richards on the 4th Line and Then Wonder Why He Doesn’t Produce Like a Fucking Top Line Center?
First, this is not an apologetic post on Mike Richards’ behalf. We are not the apologetic types around here. This also isn’t a post of excuses for Mike. Finally, this is not a keep Mike Richards, he is too valuable… Read More ›
I am guaranteeing a win.
Justin Williams’ contract is coming up…but is it going up? For the reactionary, just won the Conn Smythe, throw a bunch of stats at it and call it analysis, there is this Hockey News article that claims Justin Williams is… Read More ›
My favorite thing about Darryl Sutter is that he plays chess, not checkers. Not only do I respect that, I can very much relate to it. He is calculating in his decisions and decisive with the goals that form the… Read More ›