Clippings from around the virtual Kings-obsessed world. First up:
- Prospect Jordan Nolan makes the OHL Plays of the Week (follow link).
- Dwight King vs Micheal Haley, Feb 6, 2010 - Monarchs vs Tigers (via hockeyfights.com)
- Kyle Clifford again, this time fighting Victor Terreri - Barrie Colts at Oshawa Generals Feb 7, 2010 (from hockeyfights.com).
Corey Elkins tries to propose to his girlfriend, scores a beautiful goal. "Manchester Monarchs rookie center Corey Elkins had his marriage proposal all planned out. He was going to pop the question to his girlfriend over the Christmas break, at his home in Detroit. Then real life interrupted. (from AHL.com)
- "For the second straight game Geordie Wudrick played the hero for the Kelowna Rockets, scoring the winning goal for the Rockets as the team won its eighth game in a row, 3-2 over the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Wudrick was credited with a third period marker after a bouncing puck found the back of the Hurricanes net in the third period, snapping a 2-2 tie." (from Rockets win eighth straight 3-2 over Lethbridge - OurSports Central - Independent and Minor League Sports News)
- "Player of the Week is goaltender Martin Jones of the Calgary Hitmen. Jones posted a 3-0-0-0 record this past week with one shut-out, stopping 89 of 91 shots faced for a 0.670 goals-against average and a remarkable 0.978 save percentage [...] With Jones picking up [...] eight victories in his last 10 games, which include four shut-out performances, he now sits 4th among WHL goaltenders with 24 wins on the season. [...] Jones, a 19-year-old from Vancouver, British Columbia, [...] was signed to an entry level contract with the Los Angeles Kings in the summer of 2008 after going unselected in the NHL Entry Draft." (from Calgary Hitmen's Martin Jones Named Boston Pizza WHL Player Of The Week - OurSports Central - Independent and Minor League Sports News)
- The Western Hockey League announced today that forward Linden Vey, of the Medicine Hat Tigers, has been named the HUSKY WHL Player of the Month for January. [...] Vey led all WHL players in scoring through January. [...] Vey’s efforts also earned him a Three Star selection in three games, with two being 1st The WHL ◊ Official Website Tigers' Linden Vey named HUSKY WHL Player of the Month | WHL) . [...] He was recently selected in the 4th round (96th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings. (from
- Bonus Jordan Nolan pic: