LA Kings at New Jersey Devils – three things to watch for

Tonight’s game between the Los Angeles Kings and new Jersey Devils will feature a pair of homecomings and a season debut.
The two clubs last met on October 30, 2010 in LA and the Kings were victorious 3-1, led by goals from Justin Williams and Jarret Stoll.
Here are three things to watch for on each side [...]

Westgarth on Fight Rules, Clifford’s KO, Scrap with Cam

On Friday we heard from Kings coach Terry Murray regarding the multiple fights in Thursday’s night game versus the St. Louis Blues.
He said he thought Kevin Westgarth’s scrap with Cam Janssen was “absolutely what the team needed” and said Kyle Clifford‘s injury was one of the “consequences of playing that role.”
Which is something I wanted [...]

Update on Kyle Clifford and Last Night’s Fights

Brad Richardson will be in the line-up tomorrow night, playing left wing.
That’s per coach Terry Murray after practice today.
You can extrapolate from that the fact that rookie Kyle Clifford will get the night off. Murray also talked about Clifford a little when talking about Kevin Westgarth’s fight last night vs. the Blues.
MM: Earlier in the [...]

Blues’ Janssen Still Studying Clifford and Westgarth?

Had it not been for several injuries, “I believe the St. Louis Blues could have challenged the Detroit Red Wings for the division title this season.” Blues radio play-by-play guy, Chris Kerber, on NHL radio yesterday afternoon.
That’s one man’s opinion.
However, at this point, the St. Louis Blues don’t have much to play for – [...]

Cam Janssen’s Five Minute Major Preview: LA v StL

Cam Janssen is in his sixth NHL season, the last four with the St. Louis Blues. He’s posted only two goals while racking up 589 penalty minutes in 219 games. It’s what you call ‘knowing your role.’
In the interview below he helps us preview tonight’s Kings – Blues game. We talk about LA’s tough guys, [...]