Kings vs. Blue Jackets: Three Questions


In anticipation of tonight's matchup, Dan P. gives us the scoop on Columbus. What's going on with JJ? How about Anisimov, Dubinsky, and Bobrovsky?

Teubert interview [video]


Good luck, Colten Teubert.

Why Teddy Purcell isn't a Los Angeles King


Teddy Purcell's excellent performance in this year's Stanley Cup Playoffs has gotten the chins of Kings fans wagging. I always was a vocal fan of Purcell and have posted updates on his progress in...

PURCELL!!!!! (2.0)


Teddy Purcell, second goal of the game. Same shot, from the other side. Practice makes perfect. Wrist shot both times. As Brett Hull says, it's not how hard you shoot, it's how fast you get the...



Nice shot, Teddy. I remember watching you stay after practice, working on just that shot with Kompon feeding you from the corner, over and over and over. 

Nice ESPN piece on our old friend Teddy


Bolts' Teddy Purcell no longer a spare part - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN Teddy Purcell was taping his stick in the visitors' dressing room in Nashville on March 3, 2010, when he looked up at the...

Ex-King Fredrik Modin retires


  TGC member No. 18 retires Despite a splendid career which has included an IIHF World Championship gold medal (1998), a Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning (2004) and Olympic gold (2006), F...

Explain to me how this is possible:


NHL notes: Robitaille could lose house | Hockey | Sports | Toronto Sun Hockey Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille is in danger of losing his L.A. home now that a bank has begun to foreclose on the...

Teddy Purcell scores game-winner, 2 points in ECF game 1


Teddy Purcell is second in playoff assists with 10. Pavel Datsyuk and Claude Giroux have 11, but I think Teddy will pass them since they're both playing golf now. Purcell's eleven points is four...

No Fro Don't Go 2.0


  Alex Frolov leaves NHL, Rangers for KHL after disappointing season | ProHockeyTalk There tends to be two basic cases of NHL-to-KHL defections. On one hand, you have players who seemed to leave...


Bernier v. Ersberg at Worlds


  Burns' power-play goal lifts Canada past Sweden - FoxNews.com [...] Canada defeated Sweden 3-2 to clinch first place in Group F and set up a showdown with Russia in a quarterfinal. James Neal...



My favorite Rogie picture, in the LAPL photo collection (there are tons of great photos there; check out the search feature). Can't post it, but here's the link: Forum Parking Lot And here's one...

Nolov Molov Frolov


  Alex Frolov's underwhelming season ends in injury for Rangers - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports Alex Frolov signed a 1-year, $3 million deal with the New York Rangers to rehabilitate his image...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Your Still-Active Ex-Kings!


There are 32 ex-Kings currently on active rosters in the NHL. One goalie and 31 skaters. Here are their numbers through last night.       G A Pts +/- 1 Matt Moulson NYI 4 2 6 -2 2 T...

Why Patrick O'Sullivan in Carolina Scares Me


Bob McKenzie just tweeted: Twitter / Bob McKenzie: UFA winger Patrick O'Sullivan is on verge of signing one year, two-way contract with Carolina Hurricanes. Carolina?? That's like a bad joke....

Kings prospects Geordie Wudrick Scores 2 Goals in 7-1 loss


How is that even possible? Oh. He's a Coyote now. Good job, Geordie. (seriously)

Coyotes Just Got Better


Yotes Sign Toothpuller Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have signed free agent center Eric Belanger to a one-year deal. As per Club policy, terms of the...

Yzerman signs Randy Jones


Lightning Sign Free Agent Defenseman Randy Jones - Tampa Bay Lightning - News"Randy is a skilled defenseman, capable of playing in all situations on both the right and left side," Yzerman said....

Jewels from the Garage #4: Rob Blake


As JftC "regulars" know, I found a box of pristine Upper Deck NHL cards in storage, and I've been sorting through them. Since the Kings are d-shopping this week, we've been going through defensemen...

Jewels from the Garage #3: Darryl Sydor


Since we're currently shopping for defensemen, I thought I would start going through the defensemen of yore, two of which actually retired this summer. As promised, here's is Darryl Sydor. I don't...

From My Garage, #2: Tomas Sandstrom


Continuing to unpack the old Upper Deck cards, here's my favorite King of the Gretzky era. Here's one demonstrating why he would have been a Dean Lombardi type of player:   A Swede born in...

I assume klubblos means clubless


Lilja's definitely 'klubblos,' but insists he controls his future | MLive.com Former Red Wings defenseman Andreas Lilja last spoke to his hometown newspaper, Helsingborgs Dagblad, on June 27th,...

Moulson, 1 year, $2.45MM


Moulson and Islanders Avoid Arbitration - Craig Custance - The Grinder - Sporting NewsAn NHL source tells Sporting News that Islanders forward Matt Moulson agreed to a one-year deal worth $2.45...

CAPS sign


Brian Willsie.

Drew Bagnall = Good Egg


Manchester Monarchs Facebook Page Hey Monarchs fans! I wanted to thank you all for an amazing three years in Manchester! It was a great time and I will miss you all! You are the best fans in the...

Quincey Gets $6.25MM over 2 years


...and although I'm sure a lot of people probably think that's over-payment, I think he's worth every penny. Of course, I am the guy who said two weeks after he joined the Kings two years ago that...

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