Puck Probability: Odds for Blues at Kings, December 18

STL Tarasenko

No, the Kings and Blues aren’t starting another seven-game playoff series, it only feels that way. Later tonight, they will close out their two-game home-and-home series with a matchup at Staples Center. Will the Kings come from ahead to lose again, like they did on Tuesday? That answer won’t be known for several more hours.
In […]

Things You May Not Know: Blues at Kings Edition

STL Hitchcock

When your team comes from ahead to lose, that usually upsets the coach. Thus, Darryl Sutter probably isn’t the guy you want to speak with at the moment considering the Kings third period collapse in St. Louis last night. There is some good news, though. Less than 48 hours after the final buzzer sounded under […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Blues, December 16

St. Louis Blues icon

If you’re talking Kings-Blues, you’re likely to bring up their recent playoff battles before getting too deep into the conversation. You also have teams captained by American-born players in Dustin Brown and David Backes. St. Louis coach Ken Hitchcock would also most likely add that his guy, Alex Pietrangelo, is worth mentioning – alongside Drew […]

Things You May Not Know: Kings-Blues Edition

Stastny Paul Blues STL

Over the next 72 hours, you’re likely to get more Blues info that you can handle, as the Kings and Blues will be playing a two-game home-and-home series, kicking off Tuesday night in St. Louis. For captain David Backes and his few dozen teammates, they would like nothing more than to beat the Kings. Sure, […]

UPDATE: Back of Kings 2015 Outdoor Jerseys

LA SJ outdoor game 2015 banner

When you are dealing with sources and trying to piece together a story – regardless of the topic at hand; sports related or otherwise – occasionally, it takes time for the facts to come into focus. For those following our stories on the jerseys created for the Kings-Sharks outdoor game next year, you may remember […]

WCB on NHL Radio – talking Kings, Canucks, Oilers, more

Sirius XM NHL Network

David Amber of Rogers Sportsnet joined John Hoven and Jonathan Davis as a guest on this week’s show. They provided some west coast bias on the latest news swirling in the NHL, as well as the day’s highlights and scores via the NHL Network Radio on Sunday, December 14, 2014.
In the free replay below, David Amber and the […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Maple Leafs, December 14

Kozun Brandon Leafs

Just over 20 years ago, the Kings and Maple Leafs waged the greatest playoff series in NHL history. It was also the final year of the Campbell Conference, what is now known as the Western Conference. Expansion was underway and the league would have a different look in the years ahead. On the ice, the […]

Things You May Not Know: Kings-Maple Leafs Edition

Bernier Maple Leafs NHL

Similar to the Canadiens game on Friday, you simply cannot think about a Kings – Maple Leafs contest and not quickly be taken back to 1993. What played out in their epic series to determine who would move on to the Stanley Cup Final that year was arguably the best 7-game series in NHL history. Of course […]

AHL: Berube backstops Monarchs to victory

berube

Almost anyone in the hockey world will tell you about the importance of good goaltending. While the Manchester Monarchs came into the season with some question marks on their roster, they had the benefit of knowing JF Berube would solidify the position that is so crucial to a winning team. On Friday in Portland, Berube […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Canadiens, December 12

Habs Montreal

Now that you have already read Jonathan Davis’ pre-game article, listing five things you may not know about the Kings-Canadiens match-up (click here if you missed it), we’re here with the latest offering in our Puck Probability series.
In tonight’s game, the Kings will again take on an Eastern Conference club, meaning a group they don’t […]