Monthly Archives: September 2009

Future Is Bright: West’s Top Prospects — NHL FanHouse

Los Angeles Kings Thomas Hickey, D 2007 1st round pick Age: 20 2008-2009 team: Seattle (WHL) 57 games, 16-35-51 You’ve probably heard this story before. The Los Angeles Kings are stuffed full of tantalizing young prospects, and Hickey is the latest in the line. He has plenty of physical and mental maturity, and he could…

Roster I Wish Were Possible

Smyth/Kopitar/Williams Purcell/Moller/Brown Frolov/Handzus/Simmonds Clune/Stoll/Westgarth (Harrold, Lewis) Johnson/Scuderi Doughty/Greene Hickey/SOD (Drewiske) Bernier Quick Or, as I like to think of it: 25/35/25 20/20/30 35/20/15 5/15/5  

If Only Reason Were Here/Puck Off/Slogans are Stupid

Like an ass, I quote my own comment from someone else’s excellent blog. It’s a terrible slogan, or tag-line or motto or whatever it’s supposed to be. I actually don’t think sports teams should have slogans. It’s so “advertising department.” I think it’s funny, given that they obviously pay people money to come up with…

Puck Prospectus | Articles | 2009-10 VUKOTA Projections

Sometimes you just have to accept that even though you put together the right process or the right team, things didn’t go your way. The most likely outcome last season was a vastly better one than what the Kings got. Our projections can’t tell bad luck from good and underestimate the Kings as a result.…

Matthew Barry – Will Jarret Stoll Be Ready To Start the Season?

From Matthew Barry: In an interview with Team 1260 this afternoon, Kings centerman and faceoff specialist Stoll admitted he had arthritis in his knee, wrist and elbows (at the tender age of 27), to the point where he couldn’t move. He’s currently under medication and plans to be ready for the start of the season…