Update on Kyle Clifford and Last Night’s Fights

Brad Richardson will be in the line-up tomorrow night, playing left wing.
That’s per coach Terry Murray after practice today.
You can extrapolate from that the fact that rookie Kyle Clifford will get the night off. Murray also talked about Clifford a little when talking about Kevin Westgarth’s fight last night vs. the Blues.
MM: Earlier in the […]

Coach Murray: ‘I screwed up’ Preparing for St. Louis

OK, so fan-gate is behind us now.
Los Angeles Kings coach Terry Murray re-addressed his comments on the booing last night here.
Let’s move on…
They say if you don’t learn from your mistakes (and/or history), you’re bound to repeat things in the future.
As such, after practice today Murray provided some thoughts on the Blues going 4-0 […]

Blues’ Janssen Still Studying Clifford and Westgarth?

Had it not been for several injuries, “I believe the St. Louis Blues could have challenged the Detroit Red Wings for the division title this season.” Blues radio play-by-play guy, Chris Kerber, on NHL radio yesterday afternoon.
That’s one man’s opinion.
However, at this point, the St. Louis Blues don’t have much to play for – […]

POLL: Quick or Bernier?

The plane ride to Dallas is going to be a little less stressful after the Kings picked up a win last night vs. the visiting Edmonton Oilers.
Now comes the tough part though. Who starts in goal for the next two games? The Kings are scheduled for back-to-back games on Monday-Tuesday, so more than likely each […]

Kings Ruin Dodgers Perfect Record

Seven was unlucky in several ways last night.
It was game seven of the Kings’ season long eight-game homestand – the part of the schedule that was supposed to see them climb the ranks of the Western Conference.
It was also the seventh time the Kings and Dodgers had joined forces on the marketing front. For ‘Dodger […]

LA vs St. Louis Blues – Pregame Quotes and Notes

To say the Kings season has been filled with peaks and valleys would be an understatement. Long winning streaks have been filled by horrible periods of loss after loss.
Coach Terry Murray, the players and fans don’t seem to know which team will show up on a nightly basis.
One such example came in mid-December during a […]

Sturm Completes St. Louis Circle

The Marco Sturm to LA trade is now complete.
And while many will write about the past relationship between Kings GM Dean Lombardi and Sturm, there is another interesting aspect to the ‘full circle’ part of this story.
It was on June 22, 1996 when Dean Lombardi – then GM of the San Jose Sharks – extended […]