Puck Probability: Odds for Blue Jackets at Kings, October 26

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Thanks to the NHL schedule makers, hockey fans in Southern California will be treated to another early start on Sunday in Los Angeles. As usual, we have some odds to share – 10 things that just might happen during the game. Similar to how it’s worked all season, we’ll provide the tidbits related to various things that may occur on [...]

Things You May Not Know: Blue Jackets-Kings edition

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The formerly known as Western Conference Columbus Blue Jackets, now flying the flag of the NHL’s Eastern Conference, arrive in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon for their lone appearance of the season at Staples Center. In advance of the game, we have a few tidbits that will make you sound smart when talking to [...]

West Coast Bias: 2014-15 Season Debut on NHL Radio

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Guests Elliotte Friedman, Dennis Bernstein, Kevin Kurz, and Farhan Lalji of TSN helped us kick off 2014-15 season of West Coast Bias via the October 5, 2014 edition on NHL Network Radio.
We hit on all the key storylines coming into the season – including can the LA Kings repeat as Stanley Cup champions, plus playoff [...]

Blue Jackets not happy with Dustin Brown hit

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Kings captatin Dustin Brown laid a hit on the Blue Jackets Ryan Murray Thursday night at Staples Center that seems to be causing quite a stir. In the heat of the moment, Brown was assessed a two minute penalty for charging (which it didn’t appear to be). However, after the game the two locker rooms [...]

Brown on his hit vs Blue Jackets, plus Sutter and the Olympics

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Following the Kings’ final game before the Olympic break, a 2-1 overtime win, captain Dustin Brown had the following to share…
On his hit against Ryan Murray and how the penalty was called:
“I think ultimately they’re going to go the way of the IIHF, where if it looks bad, its a penalty. Whether it’s a good [...]

Reaction from Blue Jackets’ locker room after 2-1 loss in LA

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Following the Blue Jackets 2-1 loss to the Kings on Thursday night, here’s what was being said in the Columbus locker room…
– Coach Todd Richards on the overall game : “There’s big plays that happened throughout the game. The biggest play we turn the puck over, we weren’t working back to position hard enough on [...]

Flash quotes from Kings’ locker room after 2-1 win over CBJ

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Following the Kings 2-1 win over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets, here’s what was being said in the LA locker room…
– Darryl Sutter on the game recap: “We played desperate against a desperate hockey club. There was lot’s going on out there, typical Columbus and LA game right? Heavy lifting.”
– Sutter on Matt Greene: “I [...]

MayorsManor First Goal Contest: Game 44 – Blue Jackets at Kings

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Somehow, the Columbus Blue Jackets often find a way to be part of an LA Kings story.  Last season there was the Jack Johnson for Jeff Carter trade and the famous clock issue at Staples Center.  This season there was the booing of Carter in Columbus.  But, tonight may be just as big – perhaps even bigger [...]

It’s all about Jeff Carter and Jack Johnson

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With the Columbus Blue Jackets in town to face the LA Kings, it’s not that surprising that most of the talk over the last 24 hours has been about Jeff Carter and Jack Johnson. After all, they were the two central pieces in a trade last season that helped change things for both franchises. Columbus received [...]

Fill In The Blank: Game 12 feedback – Kings def Jackets

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It’s time for more input from the readers.
Kyle Clifford showed off some of more of his new offensive flare last night, giving the Kings a 1-0 lead in the second period. Later, Mike Richards added his second goal – and 400th point of his career – and that was all the Kings needed. Goaltender Jonathan Bernier [...]