VIDEO: Kings’ Game 3 highlights – Nolan fights, Yakupov scores

Here’s the first batch of videos from tonight’s Kings v Oilers game in Edmonton…
Ladislav Smid wants to fight Jordan Nolan after Jordan Eberle takes a hit:

Mark Fistric hit on Jordan Nolan:

Nail Yakupov scores, tying the game with 4.7 seconds remaining in regulation:

Plenty more to come from Edmonton before the night is over.
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Trevor Lewis is thinking of fighting Kyle Clifford tonight?

It’s taken a week longer than expected, but it’s finally going to happen – a little Kings on Kings crime, courtesy of the ECHL.
Kyle Clifford and Trevor Lewis have been roommates, they’ve celebrated a Stanley Cup together and now – for the first time – they’ll face off against each other when the Utah Grizzlies [...]

Video highlights – Hickey scores, Sharks def Monarchs 3-2

After leading their division most of the season, Manchester lost some ground over the weekend and now sit in third place with 25 points – trailing the Providence Bruins and Worcester Sharks.
They had an offensive explosion on Saturday, posting nine goals on the Connecticut Whale. However, after losses on Friday (Providence) and Sunday (Worcester), the [...]

UFC on FOX 4 – Preview and Predictions

When the UFC signed a big money, multi-year deal with FOX late last year it was a heralded as a new day for the sport of mixed martial arts. Long a staple in Las Vegas, the sport had spent the past five years gaining popularity around the world and now it would be on network TV.
Things [...]

Dana White wants Forrest Griffin to retire, plus other UFC notes

UFC returns to downtown LA on Saturday night for a light-heavyweight filled card that will be broadcast by FOX network. The world’s fastest growing professional sports league made it’s debut at Staples Center in 2006 with a card that featured octagon legend Royce Gracie. Three years later, they returned with what ended up being a [...]

Brown, Doughty and Kopitar explain ‘the fight’

Prior to the Canucks-Kings series getting underway last week, Drew Doughty stopped by MayorsManor and told us that he wasn’t going to let Vancouver’s Alex Burrows get under his skin this time around and goad him into taking stupid penalties. Well, last night, this happened…

Wait, what? Anze Kopitar had a fight? The same guy who [...]

Doughty and Sutter on the fight with Sharks Joe Thornton

On October 11, 2008 Drew Doughty made his NHL debut in the Kings season opener at San Jose.
Fast forward to his 314th game last night and it was another memorable moment for Doughty against the Sharks. About seven minutes into a scoreless game, he had his first NHL fight – taking on 6-foot-4 Joe Thornton.
After [...]

Sutter, Clifford and Nolan on fighting, being physical

Fighting is down in the NHL about 20-25%, according to recent statements by Commissioner Gary Bettman.
Scoring for the LA Kings has been, well until recently, down significantly since last year too.
For Kyle Clifford, it’s been a bit of mixed bag in those two areas. True, his fighting majors are down – he had 18 last [...]

VIDEO: Kings rookie Jordan Nolan gets his first NHL fight

Rookie Jordan Nolan had another memorable game for the Kings last night – not only picking up his second NHL goal, but also introducing himself to the Wild’s Marco Scandella…

It was Scandella’s first NHL fight as well.  Perhaps he bit off a bit more than he can chew for his inaugural tilt though.
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LA shutout by PHX – game recap using only Sutterisms

If there’s one thing we’ve come to expect from the Darryl Sutter era in Los Angeles, it’s entertaining – and occasionally confusing – press conferences. As usual, he didn’t disappoint last night, even if there weren’t any more Merle Haggard references.
For you super busy people, here’s the game in a nutshell using only his popular [...]