ex-Kings

Kyle Quincey: #1 Defenseman? – Behind The Net

Article from Behind the Net with my comments: Kyle Quincey has been front-and-center in the Colorado Avalanche’s quick start to the season. The off-season pickup from the Los Angeles Kings has had all the hallmarks of a top defenseman – he’s at the top of the depth chart at even-strength, on the power-play and on…

Tavares-Moulson connection? All chemistry

Maybe it’s that old sports cliche, chemistry, that explains the immediate collaborative efficiency between celebrated Islanders rookie John Tavares and free-agent discovery Matt Moulson. Maybe it’s a familiarity that goes back at least five years, when Tavares, the emerging hockey phenom, was playing lacrosse and hockey with Moulson’s younger brother Chris in the Toronto suburb…

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.  

The Fourth Period: Red Wings had traded Kyle Quincey to Dallas, but failed physical led to waiver claim by Kings | Snapshots – MLive.com

In the Fall issue of The Fourth Period Magazine, a featured story on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Kyle Quincey revealed that the 24-year-old nearly became a member of the Stars at the beginning of the 2008-09 regular-season.Quincey, who was with the Detroit Red Wings at the time, was actually traded to the Stars, but the deal…

Gauthier and O’Donnell to Oversee Kings’ Defense, According to People who Don’t Do Their Homework

One unexpected windfall of successful clubs dealing with salary-cap troubles is that valuable talent is forced elsewhere. Such was the case with the Kings’ newest addition, Rob Scuderi, late of the Cup champion Penguins who was inked to a four-year deal. He, along with 37-year-old Sean O’Donnell and 32-year-old Denis Gauthier will oversee an evolving…

Nikolai Khabibulin’s Costly Turnover — NHL FanHouse

Goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin made his debut in Edmonton on Saturday night, and it couldn’t have gone any worse for the veteran netminder. Just seconds after Oilers forward Patrick O’Sullivan missed the net on a wide open shot at the opposite end of the ice, Khabibulin came out of his crease to play a loose puck,…