LA Kings Update and Game Preview vs. Minnesota Wild

The Los Angeles Kings had a rough run of it on the road in Canada. They dropped all three games, one to the Maple Leafs, then next to the Senators and Canadiens.
On the bright side, they only allowed three goals to be netted per game. And the one against the Sens came as […]

Wagering on NHL Hockey Games – Getting Started and What to Know

While not quite at the level of NFL betting action – as nothing can touch the pigskin numbers just yet – NHL fans are gearing up for another season of action on the ice, and what is expected to be a significant increase in wagers about the outcomes for all 31 of the league’s teams.
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REPLAY: Hoven Talks Kings Draft Plans, Kopitar, Quick on TSN Radio

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined host Kevin Olszewski to discuss several LA Kings related topics, including: Todd McLellan’s new assistant coaches, Jonathan Quick’s future, Anze Kopitar and the Hall of Fame, as well as what GM Rob Blake might be thinking in the first round of […]

So You’re Thinking About Placing a Bet on the Stanley Cup Final

Gambling on sports has pretty much gone mainstream over the past two years. First the NHL and NFL agreed to put teams in Las Vegas; once a forbidden thought. Then, sports gambling became legalized. And ever since, people are more and more willing to openly talk about the thrill they get when placing a little […]

Second Round of NHL Playoffs Still Ripe For Upsets

After an opening round of the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs that saw a handful of Game 7s and even more upsets, more questions than answers remain through the first few games of the second round.
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Boston Bruins
They split the games in Boston, so the series is tied 1-1 heading into […]

Stanley Cup Playoffs Continue, Plenty of Good Odds Available

Unfortunately, the Stanley Cup will not be heading to Southern California this summer, as both the Kings and Ducks finished out of the playoff hunt. And following last week’s Game 7 between Vegas and San Jose, the Sharks remain the Pacific Division’s only hope this season. With the league’s top two teams from the regular […]

Three European Examples That Could Inspire Struggling NHL Teams

It certainly wasn’t a vintage season for hockey in Southern California, with none of the three professional teams qualifying for post-season action. Enough articles have been dedicated to what has gone wrong and how it should be addressed in Los Angeles. We aren’t going to dwell on that here, but, instead, look at some other […]

SPORTSNET RADIO REPLAY: Hoven Separates 2019 Stanley Cup Contenders and Pretenders

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Toronto, where he joined host Josh Goldberg for a lap around the NHL; where they talked about potential first round playoff matchups involving the San Jose Sharks, Vegas Golden Knights, Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, Arizona Coyotes, Dallas Stars, Tampa Bay […]

SPORTSNET RADIO REPLAY: Hoven on Trade Deadline Fallout, Playoff Outlook for 10 NHL Teams

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on Sportsnet Radio in Toronto, where he joined hosts Roger Lajoie and Josh Goldberg to take a few laps around the NHL. They talked about the Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins, Columbus Blue Jackets, Tampa Bay Lightning, New York Islanders, Nashville Predators, Vegas Golden Knights, San Jose Sharks, […]

TSN RADIO REPLAY: Hoven on Thompson Trade, Kings Rumors, and Playoffs

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Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined host Kevin Olszewski to look at today’s Nate Thompson trade to Montreal, several trade rumors surrounding the LA Kings — including names that include Jonathan Quick, Jeff Carter, and Ilya Kovalchuk — as well as notes on Dion Phaneuf, coach Willie […]