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Horrible News (and why am I not surprised?)

The day started with joy at the sight of Andrei Loktionov’s name on the cup, which turned out to be a Photoshop, and ended with the news that Andrei Loktionov will ask for a trade when the Lock-Out is over. Way to manage your assets, Kings Brain Trust.  

Do the Right Thing, Dean! (part two)

So, today the HHOF released the first picture of the Kings’ names engraved on the Stanley Cup. Imagine my ecstasy when I saw that the picture did indeed include the name of Andrei Loktionov! There it was, tacked onto the end of the last row, the only player’s name to be out of alphabetical order,…

Training Camp Opens on Saturday

The Monarchs Training Camp roster consists of 16 forwards: Andy Andreoff, Marc-Andre Cliche, Richard Clune, Robbie Czarnik, Justin Johnson, Brandon Kozun, Stefan Legein, Andrei Loktionov [AWOL in KHL - Q], David Meckler, Jordan Nolan, Brian O’Neill, Tanner Pearson, Nikolay Prokhorkin [status unknown -Q], Tyler Toffoli, Linden Vey and Jordan Weal.  There are also seven defensemen on the roster: Andrew Bodnarchuk, Andrew Campbell, Nick Deslauriers, Thomas Hickey, David Kolomatis, Jake Muzzin and Slava Voynov.  Netminders J.F. Berube and Martin Jones round out the Monarchs Training Camp roster.

POLL: who else should get his name on the cup?

The Kings are allowed up to 52 names on the cup. Twenty-two players qualified by playing 41 or more regular season games or at least one game in the Finals. That leaves 30 spots, at most. I’m not aware of any limitations on which non-player personnel are eligible (other than, as the Oilers learned awhile…

Can someone who knows the NFL by-laws…

…give me the bird’s eye low-down on the rules regarding owners and whether or not they’re allowed to own other sports teams? I have a dim recollection of something like this being the case, and if so it would illuminate the current AEG-for-sale story. Oh, and does this even make sense, since wouldn’t it be…