The Los Angeles Kings had just clinched their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history, and general manager Dean Lombardi, in his sixth season at the helm, was rushing from the press box inside Staples Center to the arena floor, hoping to reach the ice in time for the Cup presentation by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman.
Parse is spending the summer in Los Angeles working out. He’s recovered from his latest surgery to clean up some wear and tear on his hip, and is working to build up the muscles in the area. He said the sockets in both hips aren’t formed well, which has worn down the cartilage.
He started practicing with the team at the end of the regular season and through the first two rounds of the playoffs. But his hip became sore, so he was shut down for the rest of the season.
Stanley Cup: Former L.A. Kings trainer drinks from 19-year-old beer saved from last finals appearance – thestar.com The bottle of unopened Budweiser was delivered to the Los Angeles Kings dressing room the night they lost the 1993 Stanley Cup at the old Montreal Forum. It then travelled back to an office in the Great Western…
Maybe if you don’t like hockey anyway, don’t know anything about it, or you’re a reporter who never stayed up to watch games on the West Coast, or if when you say “hockey” you mean “ad revenue and/or network ratings for hockey.” Or you’re Shane Doan.
“When I got sent down, I thought about the KHL because, you know, I’m mad and sad,” Voynov said Friday afternoon [...]. “My friends told me not to think about it, just wait and trust yourself and Lombardi.”
Gee, I wonder which.
Philip Anschutz-controlled AEG Corporation, [...] and its CEO Tim Leiweke, have started marketing the team by directly calling suitors, a source told The Post yesterday.
Maybe I’m just over-sensitive, but whenever I read that “these are the two lowest seeds ever to compete for the cup,” I hear the desire to put an asterisk next to the accomplishment of whoever wins this next series, like it’s somehow the fault of “parity” or the current playoff format that we are burdened…
Upon returning from their elimination from the Western Conference Finals Tuesday, the Phoenix Coyotes convinced themselves that the homeless drifters occupying the Greyhound bus station were adoring fans waiting to welcome them back. “It eases the pain to see so many fans back here waiting for us, and it looks like most of them were…