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From The Puck Stops Here : Kings Lead The West

Kings are getting more and more non-Kings site blogosphere attention: I don’t think anyone would have predicted that the Los Angeles Kings would be first in the West Conference in mid-December, but they are.  The Kings have a 22-14 record (with three overtime loss points) to give them 47 points.  Skeptics are quick to note…

HockeyBuzz.com – Matthew Barry – Dustin Brown Sounds Off

Following practice yesterday, I asked Brown simply, is there a problem? “I think its an individual thing.” Brown began. “We’re professionals. We’re paid to come prepared to play. I think it’s something that every individual on this team, they need to come ready. Partly it’s coming together as a team but if you’re not ready…

Kings Points Leaders Since Ryan Smith Injury

Wayne Simmonds 4+4=8 Scott Parse 3+5=8 Randy Jones 3+5=8 Jarret Stoll 3+4=7 Alexander Frolov 3+2=5 Drew Doughty 3+2=5 Justin Williams 3+2=5 Dustin Brown 0+5=5 Brad Richardson 3+1=4 Jack Johnson 1+3=4 Sean O’Donnell 0+3=3 Anze Kopitar 0+3=3 Matt Greene 1+0=1 Davis Drewiske 0+1=1 Teddy Purcell 0+0=0 Raitis Ivanans 0+0=0 Peter Harrold 0+0=0 Just looking at goals:…

Nerdy Stats Update

Stats via Behind the Net (link in the right margin under stats). Seven Kings have a PTS/60 (points per 60 minutes of icetime) above 2.0. They are: Kopitar (2.66), Smyth (2.59), Stoll (2.46), Parse (2.35), Williams (2.35), Simmonds (2.24), Jones (2.10). GFON/60 (goals-for, while player is on the ice, per 60 minutes) leaders: Schenn (5.16),…

Why do people keep saying that without Smyth and Scuderi the Kings are the same team as last year? (And why did I buy it, until I looked?)

Okay, so off the top of your head, about how many Kings are absent since this time last year? My guess is 5. The real answer: Calder Armstrong Zeiler Moulson Boyle O’Sullivan Moller Quincey Preissing Gauthier LaBarbera And those eleven guys were replaced by these nine: Williams Smyth Purcell Parse Segal Scuderi Drewiske Jones Quick…

Kings 2, Blackhawks 1 (SOL) « Fifth Feather

The 2009 circus trip is finally over, and the verdict is in: success. With a point in Los Angeles on Saturday night, the Hawks grabbed their 17th point in their last ten games, including a 4-1-1 road trip on the west coast of North America. Not bad. And, if nothing else, it was an entertaining…

The Battle of Alberta: Trade Phaneuf

The Battle of Alberta: Trade Phaneuf. The link is to The Battle of Alberta blog. The short version: Calgary needs an elite forward and has Phaneuf to spare now that they have “Jay-Bo.” So… Frolov for Phaneuf? Or is the reasonable version of that Frolov and Johnson for Phaneuf? Or Frolov and Hickey. Or Frolov…