Tag Archive for Jack Johnson

USA: Cap’n JJ

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson has been selected captain for Team USA at the 2012 world championships, which begin Friday in Helsinki and Stockholm. It will be the second time that the 25-year-old will serve as team captain in his international career, also doing the honors on the 2010 world championships team.

Johnson:”I’ve Turned The Page” | BlueJackets Xtra

“It’s funny,” Johnson said. “I’ve been asked that by a few people. I don’t feel any emotional connection to the Kings at all. To me, it’s just another hockey game. I’ve completely turned the page like that. If I’m out and I happen to see it on TV, it’s really not a big deal. “To…

A BETTER GUIDE TO HATING THE KINGS

In the spirit of friendship, and because this whole thing is probably about to go to hell in a hand-basket, and because Chuck Berry is from St. Louis and Chuck Berry is Rock and Roll, I thought I would lend a hand in completing the guide to Kings hating put together by SB Nation’s St.…

A different Kings team: 2010 vs. 2012

Yesterday (seems like a month ago) we looked at how the Canucks have changed since the 2010 series against a markedly different Kings team. Here’s how different: RETURNING (9): Matt Greene Rob Scuderi Drew Doughty Anze Kopitar Justin Williams Brad Richardson Dustin Brown Jarret Stoll Jonathan Quick IN (14): Mike Richards Jeff Carter Dustin Penner…

Burke reveals the Pittsburgh Model is actually his ass

“What’s the Pittsburgh model?” Brian Burke snapped that question back to the media during a postseason press conference on Tuesday [...]. The [...] question had been about preaching patience to the fan base and [the idea of collecting] high draft choices through years of unsuccessful hockey [as a way to turn Toronto into] a Stanley Cup…

Dean Lombardi Trade History

The complete record of Lombardi’s trades as Kings GM. Carter, Johnson, Richards, Schenn, Simmonds, Smyth, Quincey, Cammalleri, Tyler Myers (?) (more)

Philly West

Are the LA Kings Philly West? Does Lombardi have a thing for ex-Flyers? But we’ve been doing it for years! Carter, Richards, Hextall, Murray, Williams…

Kings’ glass: half-empty or half full?

Half-empty: Still last in the league in goals-for. Their 16 first period goals is last in the league by a mile. The second worst team has 24. Their 27 third period goals is third worst. Worst is 24. Just got shut-out by the worst team in the league. Simon Gagne appears to be out for…