Monthly Archives: October 2009

Zatkoff/Bernier One Two Punch

Monarchs goaltender Jeff Zatkoff, with his 44-save performance Saturday night, now features the AHL’s best goals-against-average with a 0.75…The goaltending tandem of Zatkoff and Jonathan Bernier is one and two on the AHL leader board with save percentages of .978 and .963, respectively…With an assist tonight, center Andrei Loktionov (5-6=11) remains tied with right wing…

Schenn, Vey, Teubert, Kozun, DesLauriers, Jones Selected for Super Series

Team WHL Roster – Victoria, BC – November 25, 2009 Forwards (12): Scott Glennie (Brandon Wheat Kings) Brayden Schenn (Brandon Wheat Kings) Brent Raedeke (Edmonton Oil Kings)* Byron Froese (Everett Silvertips) Wacey Hamilton (Medicine Hat Tigers)* Linden Vey (Medicine Hat Tigers)* Jordan Eberle (Regina Pats) Levko Koper (Spokane Chiefs) Justin Dowling (Swift Current Broncos) Cody…

How About This for “Settling” Tie Games?

Five minute OT. Two points for a win. Zero points for a loss. AND ZERO POINTS FOR EITHER TEAM IF THE GAME ENDS IN A TIE. That would get rid of the “protecting the tie” strategy. And it would be really fun to watch games between your rivals, rooting for the tie. The closing minutes…

LA Kings Mayor (mayor119) on Twitter

SJSharks Captain Rob Blake is a team worst MINUS 6. Nothing says leader like leading from the bottom. Well, that & being Captain by default. via LA Kings Mayor (mayor119) on Twitter. I believe this is called reverting to the mean.  

Geordie Wudrick (GeordieWudrick) on Twitter

first WHL hatty! forgot what it felt like.. and it feels awesome via Geordie Wudrick (GeordieWudrick) on Twitter. This is three weeks old, but I totally missed it. As of today, the WHL scoring leaders include: 1. Brandon Kozun 8+19=27 9. Linden Vey 6+15=21 (5th in assists) 27. Brayden Schenn 5+13=18 (11th in assists) 70.…

Stop Fucking With Me

Sharks coach said this to Rich Hammond: If your mindset isn’t prepared to play against an elite team in the National Hockey League… And in case you assume (as any sane person would) the elite team he’s talking about is the Sharks: no, HE’S TALKING ABOUT THE KINGS. As much as I would like to…

Exclusive: Kings Hits Per Sixty Minutes of Icetime

m/h h/60 Brown 3.2 19 Moller 3.9 15 Ivanans 5 12 Lewis 5.5 11 Greene 5.8 10 Richardson 7.4 8 Parse 7.7 8 Johnson 8.3 7 Harrold 9.6 6 Williams 10.2 6 Kopitar 13 5 Doughty 13 5 Drewiske 13.3 5 Purcell 13.4 4 Simmonds 13.8 4 Frolov 13.8 4 Handzus 15.6 4 O’Donnell 15.9…

Kings forwards, QUALCOMP and plus/minus numbers

QUALCOMP – Kings Forwards (who faces the toughest opponents): Parse Kopitar Smyth Richardson Brown Purcell Ivanans Stoll Williams Simmonds Frolov Handzus Lewis Moller Notice that the Handzus line is still facing the weakest competition, counter-intuitive if you believe they are really our checking line (I don’t). Toughest assignments are going to the #1 unit. The…