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 ›
L.A. Kings News
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 ›
Friend of mine, a die-hard Kings fan, said today that, given the choice, he would rather see Dustin Brown go than Mike Richards. He advocated for the salary, leadership and contribution offensively and defensively, Richards has more value going forward…. Read More ›