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 […]
NCAA Coach Gary Shuchuk on LA Kings Draft Pick
The theme of the day must be ‘full circle.’ Not only did Ryan Smyth return to Edmonton today, but we’re joined by Gary Shuchuk. In 1990 he led the the Wisconsin Badgers in goals and won the NCAA hockey championship. After playing for Barry Melrose in the AHL and with the Kings in Los Angeles, […]
Rob Blake joining the NHL Front Office?
Following up on our Season Preview article that posted earlier today, Pierre LeBrun (of ESPN) had some additional news to share… It looks like former Kings defenseman, Rob Blake, may soon be joining the NHL’s front office. All indications were pointing to him possibly taking a job with the San Jose Sharks now that he’s […]
NHL Summer School with Ambroz and Nieto
When Brendan Shanahan was first hired as the NHL’s new VP of Hockey and Business Development last December, many wondered exactly what his role would be. Sure, he was a three-time Stanley Cup champion and an Olympic Gold Medal winner. But, just how did the league plan on utilizing him in this new capacity? If […]