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Goth-EE-er? With an accent on the e?

Gabe Gauthier — a k a Go-Chay — new hockey coach job at Metro State Folks in Denver and Maine will never forget his goal. Sophomore Gabe Gauthier beat All-American goalie Jimmy Howard five-hole to ultimately give the Denver Pioneers a 1-0 victory over Maine in the 2004 NCAA championship game. Probably the best, most…

New Kings: #17, #21, #54, #55

The Kings roster on NHL.com has some new jersey numbers for in-coming players. Daniel Carcillo will be wearing #17 (most recently worn, not by Wayne Simmonds — as I had been thinking — but by Ethan Moreau). Matt Frattin will wear #21 (last worn by Scott Parse). Ben Scrivens will wear #54. Jeff Schultz will…

My favorite 25 Kings under 25

I was asked to contribute my own list to the Top 25 Under 25 feature now running over at Jewels from the Crown. Every time they post a new name (25, 24, 23…), I have to go check my own list to see what I said about so-and-so. To make that task easier on me…

Like I said

Worst jerseys in the NHL? Los Angeles Kings have them, according to ESPN | Puck Daddy Last year, sports swag guru Paul Lukas […] released NHL jersey power rankings on ESPN.com in which he determined the best-looking […] and worst-looking […] sweaters in the NHL.The rankings have been updated for 2013, and we have a…

Did the Pens pay too much for The Piece?

Boston Globe: NHL GMs get assist with analytics Schuckers is an associate professor of statistics at St. Lawrence University and director of the school’s Quantitative Resource Center. Schuckers is also cofounder of Statistical Sports Consulting […]. There are numbers, however, that Schuckers and some of his peers in analytics do not like. They are 34,…