PICS: JF Berube’s new mask pays tribute to LA Kings legends

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Last week we brought you exclusive photos of a new goalie mask being worked up for Kings’ prospect JF Berube.
If you thought it looked great then, check out the finished product below.
Kudos, as always, to artist Sylvie Marsolais for her amazing work.
She sent over a note saying they originally started with a sketch using some […]

Robitaille on Rogie and Roenick – Hall of Fame worthy?

Luc Robitaille was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 9, 2009.
That was about as ‘no-brainer’ of a selection as the committee has had in recent years. He finished his career with 668 goals and a Stanley Cup, just to name a few of his accomplishments.
Going back even further in Kings history […]

Clearing the Crease… with Jonathan Bernier

In the interview below goaltender Jonathan Bernier says “Sometimes it doesn’t go your way.”
For him personally and for the LA Kings, that’s a quick synopsis of the season to date.
By this point the team was expected to be near the top of the Western Conference. On this homestand specifically, they were expected to create some breathing room […]

Holiday Series – Gifts of Christmas Past

[Part one of a three part series]
In Charles Dickens’ classic novel A Christmas Carol the reader is taken through a spiritual awakening of Ebenezer Scrooge, a process that includes visits from the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet to Come.
That tale began on Christmas Eve, however we’re going to begin a day earlier and […]

Kings to Honor Three ’70s-Era Legends

Did you like those vintage purple and gold jerseys the Kings wore on opening night?
Well, they’ll be making their Staples Center debut on Saturday, January 15th when the Kings host the Edmonton Oilers for Rogie Vachon Night.
As noted in the press release – Vachon was the first player to have his number retired by the […]

Looking Back with Jonathan Bernier

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 […]

Throwback Thursdays – An Interview w/ Robb Stauber

For an organization that five years ago had zero credibility when it came to developing goaltenders, the Kings have made quite the turn around under the direction of GM Dean Lombardi and Assistant GM Ron Hextall.
Today, goaltending is a strength…with names like Quick, Bernier, Zatkoff, Jones and Berube set to man the nets next season for the Kings […]