Word Association: Kopitar, Lewis and Penner vs the Flames

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The Saddledome in Calgary certainly has not been a kind building to the Kings over the last decade. In fact, at one point, the Kings had lost ten straight games there. However, a 4-3 shootout win in February 2011 started a streak of three straight wins. Can they make it four tonight?
To help set the [...]

Flames at Kings pregame tidbits – plus ticket contest

A few pregame notes on tonight’s Kings-Flames match-up at The Stapler…
- LA has beaten Calgary three straight games at home, all by the final score of 2-1.
- Curtis Glencross, the Flames leading goal scorer (with 18) was sent back to Calgary after suffering a lower body injury in San Jose on Tuesday.
- The Flames are [...]

LA Kings Draft Update: Round two – goalie Chris Gibson

In a little bit of a surprise move – or what some might call a Dean Lombardi draft day special – the Kings selected a goaltender with their first pick (#49 overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft.
LA traded away their first round selection in the Dustin Penner deal earlier this year. So, the team [...]

STAT CHECK – LA vs CALGARY

Besides the two points, losing to Calgary in the second game of the year meant little in the big picture. It was a throw away game, coming on the second night of a back to back weekend series. More importantly, it came after an emotionally charged opening night in Vancouver just 24 hours prior.
This Kings [...]