Schadenfreude

Ducks Fan Thinks Kings Fans are…wait for it…

People from Anaheim are not allowed to make fun of the Valley. I’m sure you’re aware that Anaheim is technically a part of the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. You’re a suburb. You’re the Valley but farther away. I’m not sure, but I think you might be the Valley, to the Valley.

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…

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.  

Sharks Don’t Hate Kings Enough

Puck Daddy: You would definitely hate the Ducks more than you’d hate the Kings, right? Pavelski: Yeah, definitely. via Puck Daddy chats with San Jose’s Joe Pavelski about playoff flops, Olympic gold and why the critics are wrong about Dany Heatley – Puck Daddy – NHL – Yahoo! Sports. But really isn’t there hate enough…

From Battle of California: More on Doug Wilson

Undoubtedly BoC is already in your blog aggregator, but I’m clipping out this bit anyway, since it’s so true and so much fun to contemplate: Whatever trade options GM Doug Wilson may have had at the draft (and we can only speculate there) are now fairly diminished.  How it affects the Sharks going forward?  Remains to be seen. Still,…

Havlat speaks out on Tallon demotion – From The Rink

Martin Havlat is now a member of the Wild but being spurned by the Blackhawks on July 1 has clearly left him with a bit of a grudge. This afternoon on his Twitter account, he offered some somewhat cryptic comments on the fact the Bowmans have taken over after Dale Tallon was forced out of…

KuklasKorner: Hab Fail

What can’t be argued is that the Habs chewed threw the one valuable resource they possessed – cap space – and failed to land the franchise-defining player they’ve lacked for years. By the time they take care of their RFAs, the Canadiens will be pushing up against the cap, yet still without a big No.…