Tommy Lasorda welcomes Jack Johnson to LA, not really

After leaning in and telling captain Dustin Brown what he expected the Kings to do to their opponents on Thursday night, Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda participated in a ceremonial puck drop…

But, wait – did he intentionally diss Jack Johnson on purpose? Here’s what he told Patrick O’Neal on Fox Sports West a little later in [...]

It’s all about Jeff Carter and Jack Johnson

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 [...]

VIDEO: Jack Johnson previews his first game back at Staples Center

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson previews tonight’s game vs. the LA Kings…

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Word Association: Five on Four, Kings vs Blue Jackets

As part of our preview for tonight’s Kings v Blue Jackets game we played Word Association with five Los Angeles players, asking them to react to the names of four Columbus players. Like usual, these were all done one-on-one, so no player heard what the other guy said – which is interesting when you compare their answers…
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MayorsManor Live Radio – Blue Jackets at Kings preview with Aaron Portzline

There’s no reason to try and over-hype a Blue Jackets v Kings tilt as a big rivalry game – after all, they don’t play in the same division, nor have they ever met in the playoffs.  Yet, at the very least there’s some bitterness developing on both sides.
Columbus continues their fight for respect in the NHL. And despite Jack Johnson [...]

VIDEO: Jack Johnson post-game interview after Kings def CBJ 4-2

Following the Kings 4-2 win in Columbus Tuesday night, Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson had this to say…

Prior to the game, Johnson also shared some thoughts about the Kings-Jackets game here.
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Season in Review POLL: Story of the Month, September 2011

August is historically the slowest month of the year for hockey news – so, we’re pretty sure you’re dying without your daily fix.
As usual, we’re here to help!
Over the next few weeks we’ll be taking a look back at the biggest and best stories from the 2011-2012 season. Now, we know there are some of [...]

VIDEO: Johnson post-game vs LA – ‘I wanted to get this win’

Jack Johnson continued his hot play of late for Columbus last night. With his tenth goal of the season, he now has goals in back-to-back games and points in three straight for his new club. After the Blue Jackets downed the Kings 3-1, he sounded like a guy taking a few subtle shots at his [...]

Greene on Blue Jackets, Westgarth on tonight’s 1st goal contest

Tonight marks the fourth and final meeting between the Kings and Blue Jackets this season, but none of the prior games had the same feeling as this one. Of course, the big story line coming in surrounds Jeff Carter and Jack Johnson. However, Columbus can’t be taken lightly, they’ve won three in a row and [...]

Daryl Evans previews LA Kings Carter vs CBJ Johnson

LA Kings radio commentator Daryl Evans helps preview tonight’s game vs. Columbus. As you’d expect, much of the talk has to do with Jeff Carter and Jack Johnson.

Click here if you want to see what Johnson – now wearing number seven – had to say after scoring his first goal in a Blue Jackets jersey [...]