On Wednesday afternoon I was back on Sportsnet 960 in Calgary to help preview the Kings-Leafs game. During the conversation we spent quite a bit of time talking about Martin Jones – about his past, what he’s been doing over the past few weeks with the Kings and speculated on his future once Jonathan [...]
Following the Kings 6-0 destruction of the Canadiens Tuesday night, Matthew Ross had me back on TSN Montreal for another edition of Game Points. If you missed the spot, catch a free replay using the audio player below.
During the segment we talked about the LA Kings, Tyler Toffoli, Martin Jones, PK Subban, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto [...]
Beginning Monday, the NHL will start to announce the nominees for the 2013 Regular Season Awards, beginning with the three Calder Trophy candidates. This comes on the heals of having members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (myself included) submit our nominees in various categories just before the playoffs began. We were asked to provide [...]
Iconic rock band KISS opens their shows with the p.a. announcer stating ‘You wanted the best, you got the best! The hottest band in the world…’
We’ll, if you’ll allow us to riff on that, we’re throwing out this today – ‘You wanted the best, you got the best! The greatest guest list ever assembled to [...]
For nearly 20 years, when anybody says ‘Kings’ and ‘Stanley Cup Finals’ in the same breath, the name Marty McSorley is usually not far behind. In 1993 the Kings emerged victorious in an epic 7-game series with Toronto in the Conference Finals and went right to Montreal to play for the Stanley Cup. After downing the home team [...]
Things have been a little busy lately, so it’s time to play catch up this morning. Sometimes, you have ‘extra’ quotes that just never see the light of day because of timing, other news stories popping up, etc. Then, they’re lost forever. Rather than let that happen, let’s back track for just [...]
The Montreal Canadiens came into Saturday’s game with six straight wins over the LA Kings, dating back to March 2004.
Make it seven.
After coming out of the gate firing, including outshooting the Habs 14-5 in the first period, LA put it on cruise control. Montreal ended the game tied in shots 27-27. More importantly, they picked [...]
Montreal at LA, final score 2-1.
Late in the game, Jarret Stoll had his stick snapped in half from a slash by one of the Canadiens. Although Stoll was screaming for a penalty, none was called. After the game, here’s what they were saying…
Coach Murray – “That was not the game. There were a lot of [...]
Dustin Penner returned to the Kings line-up today had the only goal for LA in a 2-1 loss to Montreal.
Dustin coach Terry Murray’s post game presser he had the following to say about the play of #25 today…
“I liked Dustin Penner today. He played well,” said Murray. “He dug in, he was skating in a [...]
French Canadian goaltender. Debuted in the NHL as a teenager. Spent most of the next few seasons in the AHL. Finally arrived in the big show…with huge expectations. Perhaps even impossible to live up to.
No, Jose Theodore.
Drafted by Montreal 44th overall at the 1994 NHL Entry Draft, expectations were huge right from the start. [...]