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From Some Phoenix Newspaper, let’s say “The Phoenix Post Gazette Intelligencer Times”: Coyotes reach deal with Robert Lang

The Phoenix Coyotes, who open the regular season Saturday in Los Angeles against the Kings, have reached a tentative contract agreement with center Robert Lang, contingent on him passing a physical. Lang, a former Phoenix RoadRunner, spent last season with the Montreal Canadiens, where he tallied 18 goals and 39 points in 50 games. The…

The Hockey News: Western Conference predictions

10. Los Angeles. I hate for you to think I’m underestimating the Kings, because I’m not. The job Terry Murray did behind L.A.’s bench last year was phenomenal, their blueline has the potential to be one of the league’s best and individual talents such as Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar and Drew Doughty are only getting…

From Mirtle: The Flyers goaltending: Not as bad as you think (and other netminding myths) [ME: Ah, but the Kings' goaltending is worse than you think!]

There’s something about goaltending that, when it’s bad, it can hang on a franchise like an odour, weighing on fans and netminders alike. Pre-Luongo, for example, Vancouver was always pegged as a goalie graveyard (although some would argue a few of his predecessors were stiff upon arrival). In Ottawa, they seemingly haven’t had a lot…

Uh, Team Sweden Olympic Invites, or if you prefer: Lidas sköna besked: Sugen på OS – HockeyExpressen – Enda hockeysajten du behöver

Här är första namnen i OS-truppen: Niklas Kronwall, bDetroit Nicklas Lidström, bDetroit Henrik Zetterberg, fDetroit Jonathan Ericsson, bDetroit Tomas Holmström, fDetroit Daniel Larsson, mvGrand Rapids Alexander Steen, fSt. Louis Daniel Alfredsson, fOttawa Per-Johan Axelsson, fBoston Fabian Brunnström, fDallas Loui Eriksson, fDallas Nicklas Grossman, bDallas Tom Wandell, fDallas Alexander Edler, bVancouver Tobias Enström, bAtlanta Jhonas Enroth,…

Team Canada 2010

Team Canada Summer Training Camp Invitees: Goaltenders: Martin Brodeur (New Jersey Devils), Roberto Luongo (Vancouver Canucks), Marc-André Fleury (Pittsburgh Penguins), Steve Mason (Columbus Blue Jackets), Cam Ward (Carolina Hurricanes). Defense: Jay Bouwmeester (Calgary Flames), Dan Boyle (San Jose Sharks), Scott Niedermayer (Anaheim Ducks), Chris Pronger (Philadelphia Flyers), Robyn Regehr (Calgary Flames), Dion Phaneuf (Calgary Flames),…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: NHLers (Kings and ex-Kings) dominate Slovak camp – 08/03/2009

2010 Slovakia Olympic candidates Goaltenders (4): Peter Budaj (Colorado), Jaroslav Halak (Montreal), Jaroslav Janus (Erie Otters, OHL), Jan Lasak (HC Moeller Pardubice) Defensemen (11): Ivan Baranka (Spartak Moscow), Zdeno Chara (Boston), Milan Jurcina (Washington), Richard Lintner (Dynamo Minsk), Andrej Meszaros (Tampa Bay), Vladimir Mihalik (Tampa Bay), Jaroslav Obsut (Spartak Moscow), Andrej Sekera (Buffalo), Peter Smrek…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: USA Hockey names 34-man roster for Olympic camp – 06/30/2009

Goaltenders Tim Thomas, Boston Ryan Miller, Buffalo Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles Defensemen Tom Gilbert, Edmonton Tim Gleason, Carolina Ron Hainsey, Atlanta Erik Johnson, St. Louis Jack Johnson, Los Angeles Mike Komisarek, Toronto Paul Martin, New Jersey Brooks Orpik, Pittsburgh Brian Rafalski, Detroit Rob Scuderi, Los Angeles Ryan Suter, Nashville Ryan Whitney, Anaheim Forwards David Backes,…