Monthly Archives: April 2012

Game 4, Pre-Game: well, THIS is new

  The Kings have never swept a seven-game series before. They’ve never been up 3-0 before either. As far as I can tell, their longest playoff winning streak is five games, starting with the last four games of the 2001 Detroit series and continuing with a win in game one of round two against Colorado.…

Tyler Toffoli, 67s, to OHL Conference Finals

Kings’ prospect Tyler Toffoli leads all OHL players in playoff goals, with 10. 67’s win Game 7 in OT thriller | Hockey | Sports | Ottawa Sun. The 67’s came within 24.1 seconds of ending Game 7 in regulation, but it didn’t matter much in the end. They penned their own movie script ending, taking…

DobberProspects.com: Linden Vey

Linden Vey: LA may have gotten one of the best steals from the ’09 draft. Linden is smaller but that has not hurt his play at all. Linden left junior hockey as the leading scorer of all Canadian Major Junior with 116 PTS in 69 games. He has jumped into a very good AHL program…

Boyle’s Dad asked Lombardi to trade Brian back East

Really interesting article in the New York Post on Rangers’ leading playoff goal-scorer Brian Boyle. You need to read the whole thing, but here’s the best part: Rangers aren’t only big team for Boyle – NYPOST.com One by one, the proud father of Rangers hero Brian Boyle runs down the names and ages of his…

Ken Hitchcock on Parity; Me on old arenas

From Pierre LeBrun: Competitive balance has taken the National Hockey League to new heights – ESPN “To me, there’s nine teams in each conference that are so close that I think that’s why you see these lower seeds going like hell right now,” Hitchcock said. “I honestly believe they think they can win the Cup.…

Darryl Sutter vs. Yogi Berra

I think the toughest part of winning, when you have four-out-of-seven (series), is the first game. Then the second game gets tougher. Then the third game gets tougher. Then the fourth game gets tougher. via Sutter postgame quotes (April 15) « LA Kings Insider. The first game is the toughest, until the second game? I’m…