Through the Professional Hockey Writers Association, I was honored to be part of the voting body responsible for most of the major NHL Awards a few years ago. However, once I started writing prospect profiles for the LAKings website, there was a conflict of interest, and I no longer have the opportunity to vote in any official […]
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 […]
Comments from Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien following the team’s morning skate in advance of Game 2 vs. the New York Rangers…
Q. If you can, just in English, Carey Price’s value for the series, and what it means to this team?
COACH THERRIEN: You know what, Carey Price won’t be able to play tonight, not only […]
The Mayor John Hoven returned to TSN Radio over the weekend, once again joining host Matthew Ross of Game Points. They took a lap around the NHL and hit a multitude of playoff series – including Kings v Sharks, Blackhawks v Blues, Ducks v Stars, Wild v Avalanche, Canadiens v Lightning, Carey Price, Brent Seabrook […]
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 […]
By now, even casual Kings fans know who Jonathan Bernier is.
However, the goalie of the future is still waiting for his chance somewhat. Sure, he set the world on fire last year in the minors – becoming the AHL Goaltender of the Year. Yet, here in LA, Jonathan Quick was having his own strong season and […]
Continuing with our season previews this week, we visit with another returning guest from last year – former NHL goaltender and long time LA Kings fan favorite, Kelly Hrudey.
Fans here probably remember him best as the blue bandana wearing goalie from the ’93 Stanley Cup Finals. Yet, north of the border he’s been a […]