What I’ve learned so far… by Penguins dman Kris Letang

Penguins Kris Letang – sharp dresser

ZZ Top were right. Every girl’s crazy about a sharp dressed man.
Just ask center Jarret Stoll.
Most of his Kings’ teammates have selected him as ‘best dressed’ guy in the room – although Brad Richardson disagrees. Regardless of who can lay claim to being the cat with the sharpest threads [...]

What I’ve learned so far… by Pittsburgh’s James Neal

Like the Penguins’ Steve Sullivan, who was profiled last hour, James Neal is one of the few Pittsburgh players who knows the Kings well. Having played for the Dallas Stars during his first three seasons in the NHL, he became well acquainted with Terry Murray’s hockey club.
Another change for Neal since the last time he’s [...]

What I’ve learned so far… by Pittsburgh’s Steve Sullivan

Over the past month, many of the Los Angeles Kings have been featured in a new series here, titled ‘What I’ve learned so far…’
It’s brought memorable quotes and tidbits – such as, team captain Dustin Brown is a self admitted geek (or a nerd, depending on who was being interviewed at the time), Trevor Lewis [...]

Lombardi has a plan for free agents, not just wingn’ it

For those not following along on twitter and/or facebook today, here is where things stand with free agency…
Back when Kings GM Dean Lombardi arrived in Los Angeles in the spring of 2006 he immediately began talking about building the team from the net out.
More recently, he’s acknowledged that the team needs to be stronger [...]

Kings – Predators Preview w/ Nashville’s Marcel Goc

Against many odds, the Nashville Predators continue to find ways to win enough games to make the playoffs year after year. Last season marked their fifth post season appearance in the last six years.
Yet somehow, coach Barry Trotz, the second-longest tenured coach in the NHL behind only Buffalo’s Lindy Ruff, is repeatedly over looked for [...]

Then, Along Came Jonathan Bernier

Heading into the game on March 30th of last season, the Nashville Predators were riding a seven game unbeaten streak against the LA Kings – a stretch going back to the beginning of the 2008-09 season.
Then, along came Jonathan Bernier.
With Erik Ersberg suffering from a strained back, he was recalled from Manchester, stepped right into [...]

Game Preview w/ ‘Kings Killer’ Steve Sullivan

In 37 career games versus the Los Angeles Kings, Nashville’s Steve Sullivan has 10 goals, 23 assists (33 points) and is a plus-nine. When playing at Staples Center, he has eight goals and five assists (13 points) in 15 games.
On the short list of guys known for being ‘Kings Killers’ – a group including Shane [...]