Monthly Archives: December 2009

Standings in Points Blown (Sunday update)

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings. Calgary loses on Sunday; Kings inch to within one point of the Flames. Chicago 19 (3) Calgary 22 (2) Los Angeles 23 (1) San Jose 23 (4) Phoenix 24 (6) Nashville 25…

45 Points in 34 Games…Is That Good?

Well, yes. In ’74, the Kings had 47 points (18-5-11) and, in ’80, they had 47 points (22-9-3). Those are the only two seasons that beat or equal the Kings’ current record of 21-10-3. Oh, and they’re officially first in the West and 2nd overall. (Philadelphia — they of the quickie rebuild of two seasons…

sctimes.com Garrett Roe’s Vow of Silence

Down by three goals at one point in the second period, then trailing by two in the third, Garrett Roe played perhaps the central role in engineering Friday night’s 4-4 tie against Colorado College. We’d love to pass on his thoughts about how the Huskies did it, how he snapped a five-game goalless streak and assisted…

Friday’s Standings in Points Blown

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings. Chicago 19 (2) Calgary 20 (3) San Jose 21 (1) Los Angeles 23 (4) Phoenix 24 (6) Nashville 24 (7) Dallas 25 (8) Colorado 26 (5) Detroit 27 (9) Columbus 28 (10)…

Thursday’s Standings in Points Blown

Two points “awarded” for every loss, one point for every OTL/SOL. Lowest point total is best. In parentheses are the official (ESPN) rankings. Chicago 17 (2) Calgary 19 (3) San Jose 20 (1) Los Angeles 23 (4) Phoenix 24 (6) Nashville 24 (7) Dallas 25 (8) Colorado 26 (5) Detroit 27 (9) St. Louis 27…

HockeyBuzz.com – Matthew Barry – Dustin Brown Sounds Off

Following practice yesterday, I asked Brown simply, is there a problem? “I think its an individual thing.” Brown began. “We’re professionals. We’re paid to come prepared to play. I think it’s something that every individual on this team, they need to come ready. Partly it’s coming together as a team but if you’re not ready…

Gare Joyce reflects on the effects of getting cut in juniors

I remember Mike Comrie and Matt Zultek tearing it up in the last exhibition game on the eve of the cut and yet they still got the early wake-up call. “Sour” doesn’t start to describe their reaction. Comrie has gone on to a pretty decent NHL career, although not one distinguished by team success and…