Tag Archive for Anze Kopitar

Scenes from the Father-Son Dinner – Battle of California

Genius: Tim Stoll (Jarret’s Dad): So, Raitis, I’m sorry to hear your dad couldn’t end up making it, but I thought he was going to. Raitis Ivanans: Well, I guess he ran into a little problem at Customs and couldn’t get into the country. Tim Stoll: Really? What happened? Does he have a record or…

Exclusive: Kings Hits Per Sixty Minutes of Icetime

m/h h/60 Brown 3.2 19 Moller 3.9 15 Ivanans 5 12 Lewis 5.5 11 Greene 5.8 10 Richardson 7.4 8 Parse 7.7 8 Johnson 8.3 7 Harrold 9.6 6 Williams 10.2 6 Kopitar 13 5 Doughty 13 5 Drewiske 13.3 5 Purcell 13.4 4 Simmonds 13.8 4 Frolov 13.8 4 Handzus 15.6 4 O’Donnell 15.9…

Kings forwards, QUALCOMP and plus/minus numbers

QUALCOMP – Kings Forwards (who faces the toughest opponents): Parse Kopitar Smyth Richardson Brown Purcell Ivanans Stoll Williams Simmonds Frolov Handzus Lewis Moller Notice that the Handzus line is still facing the weakest competition, counter-intuitive if you believe they are really our checking line (I don’t). Toughest assignments are going to the #1 unit. The…

Parse!

Now what? I’m thinking: Smyth/Kopitar/Simmonds Parse/Stoll/Williams Frolov/Handzus/Brown Clune/Richardson/Purcell Assuming Williams is back sometime soon, and same for Clune.  

Scott Parse is Getting His Shot

I have been rooting for this kid for three years now. This time last year, I was crossing my fingers that he would have a great camp and crack the line-up. That was wishful thinking, but what he did do was put together a solid, complete season in Manchester and managed not to get inj***d.…

When is Your Checking Line Not Your Checking Line?

I just noticed something fascinating in the Kings exotic stats numbers from the first four games. Actually, I noticed it after game three, but put off mentioning it because I thought maybe it was statistical white noise. I still think it might be. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let me back up. We all…