Theo Fleury talks Los Angeles and Stanley Cup rings

In an article yesterday, titled Remembering a Rivalry. we looked back at the rich history between the Flames and Kings. Each team has caused the other a fair share of pain at different points, including Calgary bouncing Los Angeles from Wayne Gretzky’s first playoff run with his new team, to the Kings eliminating the Flames in [...]

Post-game quotes from Pittsburgh Penguins locker room

It was a close one. But, in the end, the Kings lost 3-2 in a shootout.
Here are some quotes from the Penguins locker room following the game…
Pittsburgh coach Dan Blysma – “Tonight was an entertaining game. We kind of allowed them an opportunity to get in the game at that point with [...]

Drew Doughty, Davis Drewiske and their link to Kansas City

Inside the Sprint Center, Kansas City

Tonight’s NHL pre-season game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Los Angeles Kings is sold out.
Now, I’m not sure if hockey fans in Kansas City are similar to the ones in California. But, I’m going to assume there is one major difference – when they look over the game rosters, [...]

Calgary Flames at LA Kings – Revisiting a Rivalry

For fans that have only been following the Kings since their move downtown to Staples Center, tonight’s game doesn’t mean much – other than the two points at stake in the Western Conference.
However, for long time fans, a game against the Flames stirs emotions from nearly 20 years ago when Calgary versus Los Angeles was [...]

LA vs Phoenix Preview w/ Coyotes Tyson Nash

Nash in the locker room (Japan 2007)

From Theo Fleury to Sean Avery, the pest is a role some play to perfection.
Tyson Nash was one of those guys during his playing days with the St. Louis Blues and Phoenix Coyotes.
The self-proclaimed “former 4th line pigeon” is now the Coyotes’ TV Color Analyst and he stopped by [...]

Everybody Has a Comment on Sean Avery

You would be hard pressed to find a more polarizing person in hockey than the Rangers’ Sean Avery.
Maybe even in all of sports.
The scrappy and mouthy forward has spent his off seasons dating famous women, interning at Vogue magazine and exploring the world of fashion.
He once told ESPN he used to play with dolls and enjoys [...]

Kings at Pens By the Numbers, plus Video Highlights

Although Kings coach Terry Murray declined to share his point goal for the road trip prior to the team leaving for Pittsburgh, I’ll stand by my previous mark of 15 points in the 10 games played before they return to Staples Center on February 24.
They picked up a point tonight, losing to the Penguins with [...]

…And Now You’re Caught Up (2/7/2011)

Green Bay is a football town, so good for them.
For the rest of you, it’s back to hockey from here on out.
To help you catch up on all the news you may have missed this weekend during the pigskin hysteria, these are the ten stories you need to know…
* Calling all Anze Kopitar fans – [...]

Word Association with Theo Fleury

When you think Flames vs. Kings it’s hard not to conjure up an image of Theo Fleury.
He brought more passion to a single game of hockey than some players bring in an entire season. Over multiple teams in a career that lasted more than 1,000 games in the NHL, he epitomized the line ‘You hate [...]

Top Ten NHL All Star Game Tweets

That’s it. The 2011 NHL All Star Game is over.
Team Lidstrom came back from being down 4-0 in the first period to defeat Team Staal 11-10. Patrick Sharp was voted the game’s MVP and the Kings’ Anze Kopitar had two goals.
Kudos to all the changes the NHL put in place this year, especially the draft [...]