REPLAY: Hoven on NHL Radio – Talking Kings Trades, Tavares, Kovalchuk, Doughty, More

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined hosts Nick Alberga and Dennis Bernstein to discuss some of the decisions facing LA Kings GM Rob Blake this week – including Drew Doughty’s new contract, recruiting free agent Ilya Kovalchuk, signing free agent John Tavares, Carolina’s Jeff Skinner, trading […]

Puck Probability: Odds for Islanders at Kings, November 6

Home sweet home is likely what Kings players and fans are thinking – or at least secretly hoping. After a road trip that was pretty ugly through the first four games, Darryl Sutter’s team managed to salvage a win in Dallas on Tuesday night to end things on a high note. Now, the Islanders – […]

Hickey, Tavares, Getzlaf talk Islanders 5-2 loss to Ducks

Those Anaheim Ducks just keep on rolling, running their home record to 11-0-2 after a 5-2 win over the visiting New York Islanders on Monday night.¬† Now sitting¬†at 21-7-5 overall (47 points), they’re tied with Chicago for the overall NHL lead. Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf extended their points streaks and Jonas Hiller once again […]

LA Kings trade for a kid with more questions than answers

So, Kings GM Dean Lombardi made another trade with the Philadelphia Flyers today. At least that’s how it’s going to read in some places. Yet, there is so much more to this deal. Or is there?
Jammed by the salary cap and total number of player contracts under contract, the Flyers needed a […]