Tag Archive for Rich Hammond

Stop Fucking With Me

Sharks coach said this to Rich Hammond: If your mindset isn’t prepared to play against an elite team in the National Hockey League… And in case you assume (as any sane person would) the elite team he’s talking about is the Sharks: no, HE’S TALKING ABOUT THE KINGS. As much as I would like to…

“NO TURN-BACKS!” — from comments section of “Teachable moment?” @ LA Kings Insider

Here is commenter wavesinair’s report on (yesterday’s?) practice, cut/pasted in full: Here’s what happened… Richardson, who Murray calls “Richie,” was the offensive player and carried the puck behind the goal with Purcell on his tail. As Richardson passed the goal and was nearing the corner he cut and went back behind the net in the…

Ottawa Sun: More LeCavalier/Johnson — Johnson wants $5.5MM?

Some new rumor plot-points, in bold: Despite all the denials coming out of the Sunshine State, the Tampa Bay Lightning is trying to deal C Vinny Lecavalier. A league source told Sun Media yesterday the Bolts have informed the NHL they intend to spend at the salary floor of approximately $40.5 million next season. They…

Quisp vs. Troll

I’m digging into the archives in search of time-capsule material from the Dawn of Lombardi or whatever we’re calling it. Here’s the first one I came upon. It’s from the old “Inside the Kings” site, comments section, December 3, 2008. The post was titled “World Juniors Roster,” and announced that Thomas Hickey and Colten Teubert…

9-6-2008: “Inside the Kings” comments section

Sydor25 said: Running an NHL franchise in a major market at $40 million? Disgraceful. Does anybody believe that Lubomir wasn’t a salary dump? [...] anthony said: He wants to save more room under the cap, in order to blow it (or waste it) on players like Handzus, Blake, McCauley, Cloutier, Nagy etc, etc. etc. Sorry, couldn’t…