Puck Probability: Odds for Panthers at Kings, November 18

FLA - Luongo RobertoEven if you’re only halfway paying attention, you already know that Willie Mitchell is returning to Staples Center tonight and that’s one of the many key storylines to follow. We know you guys thought. You’re looking for more. With that in mind, we’ve asked George Richards of the Miami Herald News to join us for today’s Puck Probability article. Together, we’ll set the table for the game with a few things we think just might happen…

Odds by MayorsManor:

3:2 If Dave Bolland scores, Kings PA announcer Dave Joseph will have tons more energy than normal when announcing the visiting team’s goal… Because, after all, nobody loves Dave Bolland more than DJ.

4:1 – Dustin Brown will record three points playing on the fourth line with Mike Richards and Kyle Clifford.

6:1 – Roberto Luongo will knee Brown… then later tweet it wasn’t payback, but rather a moral victory.

12:1 – Brayden McNabb will be credited with eight hits.

33:1 – Willie Mitchell draws a penalty against Drew Doughty in the first period, when the Kings blueliner elbows, trips, or interferes with the Panthers captain.

60:1 – Tanner Pearson will record a Gordie Howe hat trick.

Odds by George Richards:

5:2 – Jimmy ‘Mays’ Hayes gives the Panthers a 1-0 lead. He’s done so in two of the past three games.

1:1 – Roberto Luongo returns to net after taking the night off Sunday in Anaheim.

2:1 – Willie Mitchell has to choke back his emotions when introduced to the Staples Center crowd Tuesday night. Mitchell, all but assured to be in the starting lineup, gets his ring from Dean Lombardi before the game.

4:1 – The low-scoring Panthers will score at least three on the Kings. Florida has three-plus goals in their past four games including the six put up in Anaheim on Sunday.

8:1 – Florida goes back to its low-scoring ways. The Panthers scored two or less in 10 of their first 11 games.

25:1 – The Panthers arrive late and Tuesday’s game is delayed because of a freeway closure. Florida’s bus got stuck in a major traffic jam on the way to the arena from its hotel last year but CHP was called and the team got out of it.

100:1 – Center Nick Bjugstad arrives at Staples Center sporting a Minneapolis Lakers jersey. A former prep Mr. Hockey in Minnesota, Bjugstad spent three seasons with the Gophers before heading south to Florida.

See other recent odds articles here or lay some odds of your own in the comment section below.

We want to know… What do you think might happen?

Instagram

Note to webmasters/reporters: When recapping news or interviews from this site please remember to include a link to www.MayorsManor.com

Recent Articles

Kings 2019 Rookie Camp Roster Preview; Kempe and Vilardi Notes

If you can hear the tick-tock of a clock nearby, that’s just time moving along at the slowest possible pace. Hockey will return — eventually — even though it still seems so far away.
Things will really start to get going just after Labor Day Weekend, with Rookie Camp opening a few days later, and then […]

TSN REPLAY: Hoven Talks Kings Fans, Lucic, Sharks, and NHL Summer News

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined host Kevin Olszewski to discuss several NHL related topics, including: what Kings fans should be thinking heading into the 2019-20 season, Jacob Trouba exiting Winnipeg, Mike Modano gaining power in Minnesota, Todd McLellan arriving in Los Angeles, Sharks summer moves, Milan […]

Kings in Top Prospects Tournament, Turcotte Can’t Play, Vilardi Note

Despite it being the dog days of summer around the hockey world, a key event was officially announced this week. For the second year in a row, the NHL Rookie Faceoff – a tournament comprised of top prospects from six NHL teams – will be contested, this time in Irvine and hosted by the Anaheim […]

Major News Items

Dev Camp: Chatting Up Turcotte, Kaliyev, Other Kings Prospects

Below are some quick highlights from conversations with various LA Kings prospects at Day 1 of the team's annual Development Camp" Alex Turcotte Selected No. 5 (RD1) of 2019 NHL Draft - scouting notes here Expected … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

Trackbacks

  1. […] Kudos to our guest, George Richards, who was fairly close on several of his pre-game predictions. […]