LA Kings vs Flyers – what to watch for… with Ian Laperriere

Talk show host Jim Rome likes to joke that if you’re fortunate enough to spend 15 minutes with quarterback Tim Tebow, your life is better for it. Earlier this week, I tweeted an update to that expression…’If you’re lucky enough to spend five minutes with Ian Laperriere, your life is better for it.’
There’s probably [...]

Flyers Ian Laperriere on Mike Richards vs. Chris Pronger

Certain things in hockey are just the way they are.
For example, if Bob McKenzie says it’s true, it pretty much is.
If Marcel Dionne shares what a player needs to do to become a more prolific scorer – and Marcel will tell you more than that! – it must be fact.
And if Ian Laperriere gives you [...]

LA Kings Roundtable – Stanley Cup Conteners in 2012?

On the eve of the NHL’s post-season coming to end, there are still two open questions – who will win the Stanley Cup this year, Boston or Vancouver?
And what about the Kings?
For more on that second one, the guys over at KingsCast pulled together a panel, consisting of people like Dennis Bernstein of The [...]

Kings – Flyers Preview with Ian Laperriere

The best players in the National Hockey League usually have nicknames that everybody knows.
And Lappy is no different.
Around the league Ian Laperriere is universally loved and admired. He was called the toughest guys in hockey by The Hockey News last year and he’s been a fan favorite everywhere he’s played. Unfortunately, he’s on the shelf [...]

Westgarth and the Week Ahead

As we enter the final week of 2010, the schedule doesn’t appear to be friendly for the Kings.
Last night’s game with Anaheim began a stretch where they’ll play four games in five nights – something they haven’t had to do since the 1994-95 season. And that includes 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010 when the NHL [...]

POLL: Least Favorite (active) NHL Player?

With news coming down that Chris Pronger will be out 4-6 weeks (meaning he won’t face the Kings at Staples Center on December 30), there’s been an increased amount of anti-Pronger comments today on social media sites – namely facebook and twitter.
As the Kings are off today and it’s a relatively slow news period, let’s [...]