As we hit the home stretch of the regular season and the playoffs loom near, the debate for who is the league’s MVP is heating up. The last time a goalie took home the Hart Memorial Trophy was when Jose Theodore won during the 2001-02 season. This year, two goalies find themselves in the middle […]
Now that you have already read Jonathan Davis’ pre-game article, listing five things you may not know about the Kings-Canadiens match-up (click here if you missed it), we’re here with the latest offering in our Puck Probability series.
In tonight’s game, the Kings will again take on an Eastern Conference club, meaning a group they don’t […]
Until something happens in the future to change it, Kings-Canadiens only really means one thing – the 1993 Stanley Cup Final. Even with the Kings winning two Cups in the last three years, and the Habs not making the Final again since that year, there will forever be something that just feels a little bit […]
One of the many things that helped the Kings during last year’s playoff run was their balanced scoring, with nightly contributions coming from up and down the line-up. In fact, 17 different players contributed a goal during their 20-game run to capturing the Stanley Cup.
After a disappointing end to their homestand last week – where they were […]
“There’s still thoughts that I want to play. That’s the hardest thing to come to terms with – you always think you can do more and still play. But, once I came to the realization that I wouldn’t play or that I shouldn’t play, that’s when I started to think of alternative career paths.”
Those comments […]
Iconic rock band KISS opens their shows with the p.a. announcer stating ‘You wanted the best, you got the best! The hottest band in the world…’
We’ll, if you’ll allow us to riff on that, we’re throwing out this today – ‘You wanted the best, you got the best! The greatest guest list ever […]
For nearly 20 years, when anybody says ‘Kings’ and ‘Stanley Cup Finals’ in the same breath, the name Marty McSorley is usually not far behind. In 1993 the Kings emerged victorious in an epic 7-game series with Toronto in the Conference Finals and went right to Montreal to play for the Stanley Cup. After downing the home team […]
Things have been a little busy lately, so it’s time to play catch up this morning. Sometimes, you have ‘extra’ quotes that just never see the light of day because of timing, other news stories popping up, etc. Then, they’re lost forever. Rather than let that happen, let’s back track for just […]
The Montreal Canadiens came into Saturday’s game with six straight wins over the LA Kings, dating back to March 2004.
Make it seven.
After coming out of the gate firing, including outshooting the Habs 14-5 in the first period, LA put it on cruise control. Montreal ended the game tied in shots 27-27. More importantly, they picked […]
Montreal at LA, final score 2-1.
Late in the game, Jarret Stoll had his stick snapped in half from a slash by one of the Canadiens. Although Stoll was screaming for a penalty, none was called. After the game, here’s what they were saying…
Coach Murray – “That was not the game. There were a lot of […]