Just below the marked hatred that once existed between the Kings and three of their other former Smythe Division rivals – Vancouver, Edmonton, and Calgary – there used to be somewhat of a rivalry with the Jets. At the very least, many memorable moments in Kings franchise history took place between the two clubs. With Rob […]
Some raw quotes following the Winnipeg Jets home win over the visiting LA Kings on Friday…
– Olli Jokinen on playing against a tough team like the Kings: “After the first period we started playing the way we should play. The first twenty weren’t good enough. The second period, the last six, seven minutes, we start […]
For several years in the mid-90’s it seemed like the Kings were on a ‘Closing Down the Arena’ tour, as they made their final visits to old Chicago Stadium, Boston Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, the Capital Centre just outside Washington DC and several others.
However, it was their second-to-last skate around the ice at […]
After putting out a tweet yesterday afternoon – reading: ‘Whoever’s up for a street hockey game, meet me on top of the parking garage at the Forks at 4PM. Need the best in Winnipeg for my team.’ – Kings center Mike Richards hooked up with Winnipeg Jets captain Andrew Ladd and a few hundred hardcore hockey […]
LA Kings – Jack Johnson (photo by Dimur)
The Kings lost 1-0 to the Jets in overtime last night, on a goal by Evander Kane. Earlier in the game, Winnipeg’s young forward had tried starting a fight with LA defenseman Jack Johnson after taking umbrage with a hit put on teammate Blake Wheeler. Not much […]
Kings at Jets (photo courtesy of LA Kings)
In their first trip back to the ‘Peg in 15 years, the Kings topped the Jets 31-27 in shots on goal. However, the home team had the edge in hits (28-26), blocked shots (24-12) and the all important scoreboard. It may have taken overtime to do […]
For several years in the mid 90’s it seemed like the Kings were on a ‘Closing Down the Arena’ tour, as they made their final visits to old Chicago Stadium, Boston Garden, Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, the Capital Centre just outside Washington DC and several others.
However, it was their second-to-last skate around the ice […]
Marty O’Neill with Nick Bockwinkel(photo: WrestlingClassics.com)
A sold out throng of fans packed Staples Center last night for the WWE’s annual SummerSlam event. It was a glitzy affair, attended by many athletes and celebrities – including NHL defenseman Sheldon Souray sitting in the front row.
It wasn’t that surprising really, as there’s always been a loose […]