Puck Probability: Predictions for Rangers at Kings, Jan. 8

Kings Rangers

It’s funny, after the Kings beat the New Jersey Devils for the Stanley Cup in 2012, there wasn’t much of a buzz for a rematch the next time they played (in fairness, that was partially due to their next encounter not coming for quite some time due to the NHL Lockout). More recently, the Kings […]

Time for Change: Kings Lineup Suggestions

Sutter on Kings bench

‘Oh October, where have you gone,’ is likely something Darryl Sutter often wonders. Back in the opening month of the season his Kings had the hottest line in hockey, with the trio of Tanner Pearson-Jeff Carter-Tyler Toffoli racking up 35 points in the first 11 games. Overall, the team has been a bit of a mystery most nights, […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Flyers at Kings, December 6

Schenn Flyers NHL

Where do we even begin, as the hours countdown to the second and final meeting of the season between the Kings and Flyers? Many of the storylines have been well documented over the past few seasons, so let’s try to stay current. Although we had Philadelphia as the team coming out of the Eastern Conference […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Wild, November 26

Parise Wild NHL

Los Angeles and Minnesota have split the last six games played, with each side winning three. All but the first game in that set have been decided by just one goal. Further, there has been at least one shootout between the teams in each of the last four seasons. To keep that streak alive, they’ll […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Stars, November 22

Stars Dallas NHL hockey

With the Kings set to complete their three-game season series with the Stars in Dallas on Saturday night, we have our first return guest here on the Puck Probability series. Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News was so much fan last time around, he’s back to help us close out the set between these […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Hurricanes at Kings, November 20

Carolina NHL hockey

Coming off a 5-2 win over the visiting Florida Panthers on Tuesday, the Kings will now play host to the Carolina Hurricanes, a team that beat LA on the East Coast earlier this month. Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar returned from injury that night, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a 3-2 loss. Tonight, they’ll […]

Word Association with Willie Mitchell, Panthers captain

FLA - Willie Mitchell NHL

With Willie Mitchell back in town, it seemed like the perfect time to break out something our readers are always asking for. Even though Florida’s morning skate was optional for their players today, to the surprise of nobody, Mitchell was not only out on the ice, but was one of the last players off it, as well. Soon after, he […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Panthers at Kings, November 18

FLA - Luongo Roberto

Even 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 […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Stars at Kings, November 13

Stars Dallas NHL

Tonight’s matchup between the visiting Stars and host Kings should be an interesting one for at least two intriguing reasons. First, this is the second of three meetings between the two teams in less than 20 days. Why they need to complete their entire three-game season series in the same month is one of the […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Kings at Ducks, November 12

Williams goal Game 7 Kings Ducks

Leave it to The Royal Half to not be able to follow rules. The format has been pretty simple for our Puck Probability series this season – we ask a guest to come on and share five odds with us, things that they think just might happen in a particular game. What does TRH do? […]