Monthly Archives: December 2009

One Year Ago

Quincey O’Sullivan Calder Preissing Armstrong Boyle Gauthier Zeiler Today: Smyth Williams Parse Segal Jones Scuderi Drewiske (LaBarbera was traded a year ago yesterday) That’s O’Sullivan, Calder and Armstrong for Smyth and Williams; Boyle and Zeiler  for Parse and Segal; Quincey, Preissing and Gauthier for Scuderi, Drewiske and Jones.  

Kings First Semester Grades

[NOTE: Player grades are, first of all, capricious, pretentious and stupid; second, players are graded against themselves, not against each other; i.e. a knuckle-dragger A+ doesn’t mean he’s better than a superstar with a C] Smyth: Transformed Kopitar, exceeded all expectations, then got hurt, and Kopitar turned into last year’s model. A Simmonds: After stunning…

Purcell is not making Kopitar Suck

If you are reading this you have already read the other Kings blogs and you have seen the irate comments venting all over Ted Purcell. Ted Purcell is lost. Ted Purcell falls down. Ted Purcell is not NHL calibre. Ted Purcell shouldn’t be on the first line. Ted Purcell has naked pictures of Terry Murray.…

Kings Prospects at WJC: @SLAM!Sports

GOAL OF THE GAME Brandon Kozun took a long stretch pass, but slowed down and waited for his linemates to catch up, then fed the puck cross-ice to Brayden Schenn for a pretty one-timer. HIT OF THE GAME It was a tough shift for Slovak captain Jakub Gasparovic, who got run over by Canadian D…