AHL: Early Penalties Sink Monarchs Versus Sharks

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When playing your third game in three days, a good start is crucial. If you find yourself trailing late in the game, heavy legs and lack of energy may inhibit a comeback. After games on Friday and Saturday, the Manchester Monarchs got off to a rocky start on Sunday, including a parade to the penalty […]

AHL: Weal Nets OT Winner For Monarchs

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During any given hockey season, injuries are inevitable. Unfortunately for AHL teams, they must not only deal with injuries to their own players, but with the loss of players called up when their NHL affiliate sees players get hurt. The Manchester Monarchs know this all too well, as they took the ice Saturday with a […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Ducks at Kings, Jan. 17

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Scheduling Rob Blake’s jersey retirement against the Anaheim Ducks was a curious move by the Kings. Not the Colorado Avalanche, the team he won a Stanley Cup with, and not the San Jose Sharks, the team he was with when he retired as a player in 2010. However, there are reasons for picking tonight as […]

ENCORE: Rob Blake on How We Got To This Point

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A few months back, Rob Blake joined us for a rather candid chat about his career. Now, in honor of his jersey retirement tonight in Los Angeles, we proudly offer an encore presentation of that podcast. During the chat we covered every major story in his career and you’ll definitely want to hear […]

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings: No. 6-10

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Yesterday, we rolled out the initial article in our three-part series looking at the midseason updates to the LA Kings top 10 prospects list. Already served up were three honorable mentions – defensemen Kevin Gravel, Alex Lintuniemi, and Roland McKeown. Now, we’ll get into the players who secured No. 6-10 in the rankings.
As a reminder, […]

Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Radio: Blake hate, Shore, Quick, Andreoff

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Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio. John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to talk about all the latest topics surrounding the LA Kings, including some fans still holding onto a disdain for Rob Blake, how that might impact this weekend’s jersey retirement, what is wrong […]

LA Kings 2014-15 Midseason Prospect Rankings – Honorable Mentions

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We have reached the midpoint of the hockey season, which can only mean one thing (well, besides the All Star Game). It is once again time for a look at the LA Kings Top 10 Prospect Rankings.
For several years now, this content has become a vital source of player information, as nobody outside the Kings […]

Puck Probability: Predictions for Devils at Kings, Jan. 14

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Martin Brodeur will not be in goal tonight for New Jersey. In fact, he isn’t even with the Devils anymore after manning their goal crease for two full decades. Additionally, Jaromir Jagr didn’t make it out West for the game. Add in Lou Lamoriello now serving as the head coach and you’re left wondering, who are these Devils? What is […]

More Than Minor Points: Trades, Schultz, and Shore

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WiJust a couple of quick notes related to some odds and ends worth mentioning…
– Regarding the increased trade chatter of late, pump the breaks when it comes to the Kings. As we mentioned in detail here, the Kings are in no hurry to make a deal. In fact, the deal they are looking for (yes, […]

FREE REPLAY: WCB on NHL Radio – Teemu Selanne Jersey Retirement

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John Hoven and Jonathan Davis brought some more of their west coast bias to NHL Network Radio on Sunday, January 11, 2015, as they were live on hand for Temmu Selanne’s jersey retirement in Anaheim.
In the free replay below, the Two Man Advantage crew discussed everything surrounding the festivities, heard from Selanne, several of his […]