Calgary Flames teenage prospect setting NHL on fire this month

When the Calgary Flames arrived in New Jersey for the 2013 Draft, they were the envy of the league – a position they haven’t been in for much of the past 10 years. Holding three picks in the first round was, at least on paper, going to give them a good shot at rebuilding a [...]

Carter, Richardson on Justin Williams and Avs’ Shane O’Brien

Earlier today we posted some comments from LA Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi about last night’s charity game and the ongoing NHL lockout.  Now, let’s check in with a handful of other players for some more post-game quotes…
- Brad Richardson, who netted two goals in the game, had a few thoughts on one of them being assisted by [...]

LA Kings at Colorado Avalanche – what to watch for

Today’s will be just the second back-to-back series of the season for LA…and, unfortunately, they’ll be doing it at high altitude.
On the plus side, the Kings have dominated the Avs of late – winning eight of the last nine games, including five straight and the last three in Denver.
Colorado’s home record is also one of [...]

Kings at Avalanche: pre-game links, rosters and listen live

A few quick links to get you ready for tonight’s game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Colorado Avalanche:
* Over the summer, the Avs signed free agent defenseman Shane O’Brien – that’s a name Kings fans may remember from the 2010 NHL playoffs, when he was with the Vancouver Canucks. Kevin Westgarth and [...]

Westgarth and Simmonds on Nashville’s O’Brien

Many professional athletes have memories like elephants. They rarely forget key moments in a game, even many years down the road.
Some situations are more recent. Thus, they’re still fresh in the minds of the participants.
Case in point, Shane O’Brien took on Wayne Simmonds in game five of the Kings playoff series with Vancouver last spring. [...]