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“How ’bout this f***in’ team right here? Look at these f***in’ guys!” — Jonathan Quick

 

Pete Demers drinks 1993 Bud from 2012 Cup

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…

Is signing Jarret Stoll a “must-do”?

If you’re comparing Stoll to Loktionov, don’t forget that Loktionov is going to get older and better, while Stoll is going to get older and worse. I don’t think Loktionov is going to have too much trouble scoring 20+ goals a year, once he starts getting a regular shift. Do you want to see him do that on another team?

Stupid Media Narratives, Ctd.

My favorite part of all of this is how the talking heads (no, not those Talking Heads) whip themselves up in a frenzy with their own made-up narratives (“destiny” “inevitability” “unbeatable” “historic”), and then wheel around and mock their own made-up story like it betrayed them. They set their little plot in motion, and then if it doesn’t work out, then that’s the story.

3-0, 3-0, 3-0, 3-0

New blog. Good stuff. Read the whole thing. Kings of Hockeywood: 3-0, 3-0, 3-0, 3-0. [...] No team in the long history of the NHL had ever gone ahead of their opponent 3 games to none in all four rounds of the Stanley Cup Finals as the Kings have now done against Vancouver, St. Louis,…